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Software Entrepreneurship by Mind Map: Software Entrepreneurship
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Software Entrepreneurship

starting and promoting software ventures understood as a new firm, business, application or work practice

intrapreneurship

starting a new software venture from inside an existing company - essential for innovation in the company but sometimes difficult

Under-the-table development

Secretly developing an innovative product without the acceptance of management. Sometimes funds are diverted from other projects to fund the development.

Championing

Cultural context

Cultural Barriers

Organizational Structure

Management

Training Intrepreneurs

Practical/Theortical

e-entrepreneurship

starting a software dependent business (such as a web or mobile business) where the business model is not to do with making software but the business is software-driven

Virtual Value Chain

opposed to the physical value chain, the virtual value chain adds value trough virtual activites such as: gathering, organization, selection, synthesization and distribution. In gen. value chains may be physical, hybrid or virtual. The virtual value chain is based purely on virtual activities.

open entrepreneurship

Open Entrepreneurship is a term promoted by Björn Paulsson and Jonatan Rogby Lindberg, founders of the OpenEntrepreneurship.com web startup. The concept is related to empowering open and free (as in freedom) entrepreneurship, crowdsourced entrepreneurship, free and open sharing of information and experience in entrepreneurship, and helping other entrepreneurs realize their dreams and visions. The goal of Open Entrepreneurship is to help solve our problems, and create a better world together. The concept is related both to Open Innovation, and the Open Source movement, but has its own properties that separates it from those two concepts. Where Open Innovation is mostly for big companies who want to share R&D information and trade patent licences, Open Entrepreneurship is both for SME:s and big business, as well as the lone minipreneur or visionary working on a grand idea. Because it is difficult to implement a great idea alone, Open Entrepreneurship was created as a term, concept,...

Open Innovation

Innovation through an open development effort in a community

Open Source Software (OSS)

Motivation, Effective and efficient, Licensing, GPL, BSD/Apache, Shows talent, Visibility, Trends, Early contributions

Value, Value addition, Own contribution, Others contribution, Total cost of ownership

Leadership in open source, Vision, Guidance

Open source strategies, Partly open, Opening parts, Fully open

Business strategy, Support, Product based on OSS, Complementary products

Open standards

entrepreneurship

starting a new software firm

Venture Capital

an initial investment to help you get your business started. Venture capitalists takes a risk investing in your company and generally expects a sizeable return on the investment.

goal variety

startup has a variety of goals - not just making money or building software

Value chain

Model for analyzing how your business creates value

Intellectual Property (IP)

Ownership (copyright, patents) of intangible products, such as algorithms, inventions, software etc.

Patents

Market Research

analyzing a potential market in order to better understand potential customers and to discover business opportunities.

Market Entry Barriers, Cost advantages, Product differentiation, Switching costs, Access to distribution channels, Government policy, Starting capital

Competitor Orientation

Customer Orientation

Market Requirements

Supplier Competition

Core Competencies

a set of abilities or skills possessed by the employees of the business

Technological resources

Technological capabilities

Interaction Quality

Strategies

different strategies for companies to consider

Business Strategy, Business Model, Product Strategy, Revenue Logic, Distribution Model, Service and Implementation Model, Software Business model types, Software tailoring, Applied Formats, Resource provisioning, standard offerings, Intermediation, Specialization in niche market, Growth, International expansion, Cost Reduction, Business Plan

Technology Strategy, leader, follower, extender, exploiter, Limitations

Lead Drivin Development (LDD)

Marketing Strategy

Financial Strategy, Consultancy

paradigms

overview ways of understanding the whole field of software entrepreneurship based on the work of Sarasvathy - not mutually exclusive

Analyze, Design, Enact

the classical model based on analysis of the business and technology environments, design of a venture (expressed in a business plan), and putting the design into action.  Related to a traditional software engineering approach

Consider, Do, Adjust

Sarasvathy's alternative model base on doing what is achievable with resources at hand in an iterative and incremental way.  Relates to the agile software engineering paradigm.

Improvisation skillls

Vision

The overall vision for the future of the business.

networking

making and maintaining contacts important (or potentially important) for the venture

partnering

acquiring business partners with complementary skills and knowledge

Reputation

Your reputation is usefull when searching for seed-stage investments

Social Network