Open platforms and ecosystems have emerged as successful approaches for the development of complex software systems offering plenty of benefits as well as challenges. The focus of the research is to study those two strongly connected movements with regard to the following topics:
- Adoption approaches of open platforms
- Strategic and technological aspects of software ecosystems
- Practices of open source development
We maintain close connections to industry to understand their needs and problems related to various openness and globalization initiatives. Besides research, we organize related courses and events.