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Eight Paths of Innovations in a Lean Startup Manner: A Case Study [chapter]

Mikko Raatikainen, Marko Komssi, Harri Kiljander, Laura Hokkanen, Jukka Märijärvi, Omar Mohout
2016 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Each case aimed to streamline the development of a product or service innovation in a Lean startup manner as an alternative to the traditional NPD.  ...  We report experiences from an explorative multiple case study covering eight cases from four companies of different sizes and business characteristics.  ...  The authors would like to extend their gratitude to the participants of the study.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-49094-6_2 fatcat:datsd4xcqrbg3cjmns2yjm42x4

12. A Practitioner's Guide to Open Educational Resources: A Case Study [chapter]

Howard Miller
2016 Open Education: International Perspectives in Higher Education  
Barnett, R. (2012) In less than fifty years, USQ has become a prominent teaching and research institution providing education worldwide.  ...  ; (ii) Academic Services Division supports the learning, teaching and research needs of the University; (iii) Research and Innovation Division coordinates the University's research agenda; (iv) Students  ...  work as a case study.  ... 
doi:10.11647/obp.0103.12 fatcat:7zoieaohsjdodmedcvl5hsix64

Exploring the outsourcing relationship in software startups

Anh Nguyen Duc, Pekka Abrahamsson
2017 Proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Evaluation and Assessment in Software Engineering - EASE'17  
This is among the first investigations on the outsourcing relationships in software startups. By conducting exploratory case studies at six startups, we found a mixed experience with outsourcing.  ...  Software startups are becoming increasingly popular in software industry as well as other sectors of economy.  ...  The study was performed under a large-scale multiple case study research about the state of practice in software startups.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3084226.3084248 dblp:conf/ease/DucA17 fatcat:7wm3lpbmavem5inewsj23rwple

How Do Software Startups Approach Experimentation? Empirical Results from a Qualitative Interview Study [chapter]

Matthias Gutbrod, Jürgen Münch, Matthias Tichy
2017 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Approaches such as Lean Startup foster this kind of testing by applying experimentation as part of a constant build-measure-learn feedback loop.  ...  In this study, we focus on understanding how software startups approach experimentation and identify challenges and advantages with respect to conducting experiments.  ...  3 Research Approach Given the exploratory nature of our study and the "how" research question, we decided to use a qualitative interview study in the context of a multiple case study approach [10] .  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-69926-4_21 fatcat:tcfj5hnzgbdg3p4dywthuldwsa

Adoption of Advanced Technologies are the Driving Force in Re-Shaping the Technology Based Startup Eco System

2019 International journal of recent technology and engineering  
The main purpose of this study is to explore the role of advanced technologies in re-shaping the startup ecosystem, after all the startups are bringing in the second wave of tech entrepreneurship, which  ...  A whole new breed of startups is emerging which is prepared to solve India's problems through the integration of advanced technologies and innovations.  ...  There is a huge change from our perspective and style of working-innovation has definitely changed the manner in which we work and how work is done, it has given a virtual stage to collaborate, arrange  ... 
doi:10.35940/ijrte.c1265.1083s219 fatcat:qm2oufnvz5eyrmxochtjwgglje

A maturity model for software startup ecosystems

Daniel Cukier, Fabio Kon
2018 Journal of Innovation and Entrepreneurship  
For that, we introduce a maturity model for software startup ecosystems based on systematic qualitative research around a multiple case study we conducted across three ecosystems.  ...  Healthy environments for the development of innovative, nascent digital enterprises require a well-balanced variety of agents and supporting processes, which we collectively call a software startup ecosystem  ...  Availability of data and materials The research protocols and complementary data used in this research is available at publications.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s13731-018-0091-6 fatcat:snlhwd6445bufblopprfwpoqam

Ensuring Sustainability during a Crisis Using an Innovative Flexible Methodology

Daniela Dobreva Pastarmadzhieva, Mina Nikolaeva Angelova, Stefan Atanasov Raychev, Blaga Petrova Madzhurova, Kiril Valkov Desev
2022 Sustainability  
Thus, the main purpose of the current study is to design a model of a flexible methodology based on detailed flexible methodologies to make decisions and measures connected to COVID-19 pandemic to be effectively  ...  For the creation of the methodology, we used comprehensive desk research based upon a literature review in the period May 2021–November 2021.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su14052996 fatcat:vcl27zki35f3fh2i7kovqko5zi

A Survey on Software Engineering Practices in Brazilian Startups [article]

Renata Souza and Orges Cico and Ivan Machado
2021 arXiv   pre-print
However, many of them die in the early years of their path due to market conditions, ignorance of customer needs, lack of resources, or focus, such as the misuse of well-established practices.  ...  We carried out an expert survey study with 140 software developers involved in software startups from different domains.  ...  Participants were also informed about the privacy policies of the study in a clear and detailed manner.  ... 
arXiv:2108.00343v1 fatcat:wmif3vdtzncixltglf6sga3tfa

Speeding-Up Innovation with Business Hackathons

Myrna FLORES, Matic GOLOB, Doroteja MAKLIN, Christopher TUCCI
2019 Conference proceedings of the Design Management Academy  
Moving from 'behind the closed doors' style of innovating to open innovation where collaboration with outsiders is encouraged, organizations are in the pursuit of more effective ways to accelerate their  ...  This paper also provides insights into two different hackathons organized in the United Kingdom, and Mexico, as well as a series of 5 hackathons organized in Argentina, Mexico, Switzerland, United Kingdom  ...  We express our special gratitude to the CEMEX team for their strong engagement and trust in the organization of the first CEMEX Hackathon in Cambridge, UK.  ... 
doi:10.33114/adim.2019.11.263 fatcat:7lrpsw2mnrccxgh4gthutewasi


Armin Stamer
A multiple case study analysis with four cases was performed to collect insights on how the post-acceleration phase is managed in practice and to provide recommendations for a structured post-acceleration  ...  The post-acceleration phase of corporate accelerator programs includes all activities after acceleration of a start-up and is a topic that attracts limited interest in scientific literature so far.  ...  In a collaborative network the partners work on joint goals in a highly coordinated manner (Camarinha-Matos & Afsarmanesh, 2006) .  ... 
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.14555079.v1 fatcat:zominmi6sbadbhb4yf2ca22t6u

Improving the performance of early-stage software startups: Design and creativity viewpoints

Juhani Risku
In the method prison, old and conventional means are chosen instead of new techniques and demanding design studies.  ...  Design is widely studied in artistic and industrial contexts, but its application to startup culture and software startups follows its own method prison.  ...  Development paths need to be identified in order to reduce the number of failed startups.  ... 
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.15088044.v1 fatcat:nhakg7wfjbhdnmbzvpu4soblou

Key Challenges in Software Startups Across Life Cycle Stages [chapter]

Xiaofeng Wang, Henry Edison, Sohaib Shahid Bajwa, Carmine Giardino, Pekka Abrahamsson
2016 Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing  
Based on an analysis of the empirical data collected by a large survey of 4100 startups, we find out that what perceived as biggest challenges by software startups do vary across different life cycle stages  ...  Software startups are challenging endeavours, with various road blocks on their path to success. The current understanding of the challenges that software startups may encounter is very limited.  ...  A case study of two software startups is also presented in the paper, to provide a richer understanding than that allowed by a ranking list only.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-33515-5_14 fatcat:ml5ruee5bnbgljzp7cllsb5inq

Towards Systematic Sustainable Business Model Innovation: What Can We Learn from Business Model Innovation

Vinicius Minatogawa, Matheus Franco, Izabela Simon Rampasso, Maria Holgado, Diego Garrido, Hernan Pinto, Ruy Quadros
2022 Sustainability  
SBMI, (2) the poor definition of distinctive dimensions of dynamic capabilities for SBMI, (3) the lack of studies exploring the role of open innovation for improving the SBMI process, (4) the lack of  ...  The findings of this study contribute to guiding future research on SBMI, which can be a basis for further efforts towards sustainable development.  ...  SBMI emerged following a different path. The interest in the topic is not led by disruption or examples of cases that revolutionized a particular industry.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su14052939 fatcat:4i6pj36jnvaq5mxwwzc47c3mam

The Ventured Student: Impacts of University Startup Culture

Daniel Davis
2018 Social Science Research Network  
: The Risks and Rewards of Undergraduate Entrepreneurism  ...  METHODOLOGY: TWO CASE CAMPUSES IN STATEWIDE CONTEXT My study began in 2015 with a review of websites of 119 11 regionally accredited four- year universities in California to see how many extracurricular  ...  on my case campus with a centralized startup ecosystem, SDSU.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.3174128 fatcat:axjbwxkbu5gfdon2rvopgtz734

Challenges in Bootstrapping a Start-Up Venture: Keenga Research Turning the Tables on Venture Capitalists

Prescott C. Ensign, Anthony A. Woods
2016 Journal of Entrepreneurship, Management and Innovation  
This case study chronicles the timeline of a new venture -Keenga Research. Keenga Research has a novel proposition that it is seeking to introduce to the market.  ...  Can the concept be developed and brought to market in a timely manner? Will the product generate revenue? How? When? What are the commitments of the entrepreneurs?  ...  ANALYSIS The case study of Keenga Research follows a chronological timeline that takes place over a period of four years. The narrative is lineal and divided into eight periods of time.  ... 
doi:10.7341/20161216 fatcat:lk3b4a4klze6zbpbyrlyvj56ba
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