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Adams, A.A. (2010) The Open vs Closed Debate. Journal of Information and Management (日本情報経営学会誌), 30 (3). pp. 30-47. ISSN 1882-2614

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    In business information systems, many of the questions of both ethics and business benefit can be usefully considered in terms of levels and type of open-ness to be applied. In this paper, I examine both the ethical implications of such choices, but also the business benefits to be gained, from choosing a more open path. software licensing issues, communication protocols, data formats and customer relations are all considered through this lens.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Open source, Software license, Communication protocol, Data format, User community, Information Ethics
    Subjects: Mass Communications and Documentation > Information Services > Information Management
    Mathematical and Computer Sciences > Information Systems > Systems Analysis and Design not elsewhere classified
    Law > Law by Topic > Private Law > Business and Commercial Law
    Mathematical and Computer Sciences > Computer Science > Networks and Communications
    Divisions: UNSPECIFIED
    Depositing User: Dr Andrew Adams
    Date Deposited: 06 May 2010 07:46
    Last Modified: 27 Oct 2010 04:05
    URI: http://opendepot.org/id/eprint/230

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