Development of Open Source Software, a Qualitative View in a Knowledge Management Approach

Luã Marcelo Muriana, Cristiano Maciel, Ana Cristina Bicharra Garcia

Abstract

Open Source Software (OSS) is software that users have freedom to modify and share it with no cost whatever their intentions. A major feature of this kind of software is its development in public, where the collective intelligence (CI) is applied and the knowledge is shared. The communication is a fundamental activity to these settings of development. To support the communication process, knowledge management (KM) stimulates the communication and the information sharing among people. This way, a good communication among users that are stimulated and coordinated addresses the final quality of the open source project. This work surveys how KM stimulates quality assurance in developing open source settings. It focuses on users, on the communication among them, and on the documentation they can help to write.

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Marcelo Muriana L., Maciel C. and Cristina Bicharra Garcia A. (2014). Development of Open Source Software, a Qualitative View in a Knowledge Management Approach . In Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 2: ICEIS, ISBN 978-989-758-028-4, pages 391-399. DOI: 10.5220/0004962903910399


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@conference{iceis14,
author={Luã Marcelo Muriana and Cristiano Maciel and Ana Cristina Bicharra Garcia},
title={Development of Open Source Software, a Qualitative View in a Knowledge Management Approach},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 2: ICEIS,},
year={2014},
pages={391-399},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0004962903910399},
isbn={978-989-758-028-4},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 2: ICEIS,
TI - Development of Open Source Software, a Qualitative View in a Knowledge Management Approach
SN - 978-989-758-028-4
AU - Marcelo Muriana L.
AU - Maciel C.
AU - Cristina Bicharra Garcia A.
PY - 2014
SP - 391
EP - 399
DO - 10.5220/0004962903910399