Scaling a Software Business

The Digitalization Journey

by Brian Fitzgerald, Klaas-Jan Stol, Sten Minör, Henrik Cosmo

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Book Description

Software has changed the rules of the game. The world talks about the digitalization in industry and society – how the focus has shifted from producing tangible things towards software and services. This trend started many years ago, but is now affecting every company, whether it's a software company or not. There are many companies that have already made a digitalization journey – and many are about to embark on this journey – like you.How do you transform your organization when software is becoming a critical part of your business?This book presents the Scaling Management Framework, a model based on collected experiences from companies that have already made the journey to give software a central role within the organization. The model is unique because it suggests a holistic method to analyze and plan your journey. It simply means that you can't just focus solely on your products or services. You also have to look closely at your processes and your organization, the way you make decisions and get things done. Inevitably, these will have to change.This book comes with a map, a compass, and suggested journeys along with selected travel stories comprising best practices and lessons learned from past digitalization journeys. Use the map to find your way in the digitalization landscape, and use the compass to find the direction of your journey.

This open book is licensed under a Creative Commons License (CC BY). You can download Scaling a Software Business ebook for free in PDF format (7.1 MB).

Book Details

Subject
Computer Science
Publisher
Springer
Published
2017
Pages
265
Edition
1
Language
English
ISBN13
9783319531151
ISBN10
3319531158
ISBN13 Digital
9783319531168
ISBN10 Digital
3319531166
PDF Size
7.1 MB
License
CC BY

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