June 21-23 2010, Jyväskylä, Finland info@icsob.org  

Call For Papers (PDF / TXT)

The advancement of software industry has had a substantial impact not only on productivity and on GDP growth globally, but also on our daily work and life. Software business refers to commercial activity of the software industry, aimed at generating income from delivery of software products and software services. Although software business shares common features with other international knowledge-intensive businesses, it carries many inherent features making it an intriguing and challenging domain for research. Until now, however, software business has received little to no attention from the academic community. The First International Conference on Software Business brings together researchers interested in the software industry, with a specific focus on the business of software.

Relevant topics

The conference is addressing contemporary issues emerging in the intersection of software and business domains. The topics of interest for the conference include, but not limited to:


The online submission for the main track of ICSOB2010 was closed on January 29, 2010. We have performed a double-blind review including 3-4 reviews per a submission, and communicated the results of the review to authors on March 4th, 2010. For research papers accepted to the conference, please follow the guidelines given in the notification email.

Important Dates

Paper submission by January 29, 2010 (extended)
Notification by  February 28, 2010 (extended)
Camera-Ready:  March 29, 2010
ICSOB 2010 conference: June 21.-23. 2010