BORRASTERO CARINA
Artículos
Título:
Measuring Non Monetary Innovation In Software: a case study in floss firms from Argentina
Autor/es:
BORRASTERO, CARINA
Revista:
International Journal of Innovation
Editorial:
Grupo de universidades
Referencias:
Año: 2019 vol. 7 p. 135 - 135
Resumen:
his paper presents a critical review of the design of innovation surveys that follow the Oslo Manual standards, based on a series of case studies in Free/Libre Open Source Software (FLOSS) companies. The main objective of the article is to propose criteria for measuring innovation in software that consider the specificities of the non-monetized innovation generated in the FLOSS community, helping to overcome relevant limitations of the current sectorial surveys based on the Oslo Manual. We applied a qualitative analysis based on seven case studies in FLOSS firms from Argentina, mainly through semi-structured interviews to key informants. Such analysis was aimed to elucidate the nature and particularities of the innovation processes and outcomes in the firms, the characteristics of the collaboration with the community and its role in the business model and innovation strategy of the organizations. The main results of the empirical study are: a) a criticism of the monetary conception of