Introducing Software Ecosystems for Mass-Produced Embedded Systems
Paper in proceeding, 2012

Embedded systems are today predominantly developed with an integration-centric approach. The paper identifies the need to remove full-scale integration and process synchronisation of involved development teams. The paper presents software ecosystem as an alternative approach to develop embedded software and identifies a set of key activities for how an original equipment manufacturer can introduce an ecosystem. An example of a software ecosystem is presented for the car industry together a case which implemented some of the ecosystem platform properties.

case study

software architecture

software ecosystem

embedded software


Ulrik Eklund

Chalmers, Computer Science and Engineering (Chalmers), Software Engineering (Chalmers)

Jan Bosch

Chalmers, Computer Science and Engineering (Chalmers), Software Engineering (Chalmers)

Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing

1865-1348 (ISSN) 18651356 (eISSN)

Vol. 114 248-254
978-3-642-30746-1 (ISBN)

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