ICSOB 2014 - The 5th International Conference on Software Business

Submission Instructions

The main track submissions included full research papers (15 pages), short research papers (6 pages), industrial track presentations (abstract) and posters. Research papers must not have been previously published or submitted elsewhere.

The submission deadline is December 31st Extended to February 1st, 2014.

All paper submissions will be double blind reviewed. The decisions of the peer-review shall be communicated to the authors by email.

Accepted full papers and short papers will be included in the conference proceedings published by Springer as a volume in Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing (LNBIP) series (if at least one author of the paper attends the conference and presents the paper).

Previous ICSOB Proceedings:

Extended versions of the best papers selected from ICSOB 2014 will be published in a special issue of Journal of Systems and Software.

All papers must be submitted according to the LNBIP instructions.

The conference submission system is located at www.easychair.org

Instructions for Workshop Proposals

Deadline for proposals: December 23rd
Notification: December 31st

We invite proposals for workshops. Workshops are intended to provide a forum for the discussion of a specific topic from the field of software business between an international group of researchers. Software business creates a noticeable spillover within other industries (e.g. manufacturing, entertainment industry) enabling new business models: companies bundle their physical products and software services into solutions (e.g. using subscription models or in-app purchases) and start to sell independent software products in addition to physical products. Therefore, we invite workshop proposals that focus on software business in new and emerging industries. Finally, we also warmly welcome workshop proposals aligned with the theme of ICSOB 2014: "Shortening the time-to-market".

Each workshop should have at least four paper presentations. The workshop organiser will be responsible for advertising the workshop, reviewing and selecting the papers. Financial assistance for the workshop organiser will be limited to one fee waiver for the conference. Papers accepted for workshops are planned to be published under the CCIS proceedings, http://link.springer.com/search?facet-series=%227899%22&facet-content-type=%22Book%22.

Proposals to organise workshops should include the following information:

Papers for workshops should be submitted directly to the workshop using our paper submission system. The workshop organizer will be required to use the ICSOB 2014 paper submission engine and to review the papers on basis of the same criteria as those in the main track. The list of papers accepted for a workshop should be sent to the Program Chairs before April 15, 2014.







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