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Immaterial good, 21

Independent software vendor, 178-184

Indexes, 20, 45

Indirect network effect, 53, 358-359

Individual applications, 45

Industrial design, 83

Industrial Revolution, 252

Information, 8

appliances, 187, 321, 353-355

challenge-response protocol, 152-154

confidentiality and, 160-162

content supplier, 177

corroboration of, 152-154

defined, 14

digital, 365n3

entropy and, 374n9

experience good and, 20

expression of, 270-271

federation of, 288

materialism and, 344-346

physical medium and, 14

proliferation of, 1

properties of, 20

property rights and, 267-284 (see also Property rights)

security and, 152-154 (see also Security)

shared secret and, 156-160

sociotechnical applications and, 46-48

SSL, 160

Information technology (IT)

application software and, 41-65 (see also Application software)

bits and, 15

defined, 13-14

digital representation and, 14-18

embedded software and, 25, 355-357

experience good and, 20

government and, 267, 299-301 (see also Government)

hardware/software interchangeability and, 22-23

material/immaterial good and, 21

mobile and nomadic, 357-360

Moore's law and, 26-37

nonrival use and, 20

performance metrics and, 30

pervasive computing and, 355-357

processors and, 21

recommender system and, 20

regeneration and, 18-20

representation and, 14-18

scaling and, 20, 34-36

security and, 285-288 (see also Security)

sociotechnical applications and, 46-48

underlying technologies of, 21-22

workforce of, 299-301

Infrastructure, 25. See also Architecture

applications and, 95-96, 200-204

competition and, 228-229

core competencies and, 219-222

coupling and, 174-175

defined, 338

economic issues and, 315 (see also Economic issues)

expansion of, 204-207

horizontal heterogeneity and, 222-227

intermediary exchange and, 225-227

killer apps and, 206-207

layering and, 207-219

lock-in and, 317-320

middleware and, 205-207

multiple use and, 342-343

platforms and, 194-195 (see also Platforms)

pricing and, 188-193, 327-338

protocols and, 211-213

public key, 160

resource sharing and, 338-342

service providers and, 176-177, 371n1

software industry and, 25, 199-229 (see also Software industry)

suppliers and, 175, 194-195

switching costs and, 317

telephony and, 202-204

tools, 343

value-added, 205-206

value chain and, 122-125

vertical heterogeneity and, 207-219

Innovation, 47-48, 351

Instant messaging, 235

Integrated development environment (IDE), 106

Integration, 25, 92-93

Interaction design, 83, 87

Interface definition language (IDL), 244

Interfaces. See also Application programming interfaces (APIs)

abstraction and, 88

atomic actions and, 90-92

Community Source License and, 273, 275

DVI, 280

modularity and, 90-92

protocols and, 90-92

Internal-use software, 195-196

Internet, xi, xiii

browsers and, 94

distributed software and, 106-117

free speech and, 293-296

interoperability and, 108-110

inter-ORB protocol and, 211

killer apps and, 206-207

layering and, 210-211

nomadic users and, 357-360

pornography, 294-295

protocol (IP), 109, 210-213, 217-218, 233

security and, 288 (see also Security)

standards and, 238

storage and, 42-44, 224-225

streaming media and, 206

Web services and, 260-263

wireless, 357-360

Interoperability, 93, 108-110

Interpreters, 100-104

IOpener, 353

Iterative development, 73-76

Ixquick, 185




Software Ecosystems(c) Understanding an Indispensable Technology and Industry
Software Ecosystem: Understanding an Indispensable Technology and Industry
ISBN: 0262633310
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2005
Pages: 145

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