Why “Digital revolution” & Outsourcing Some clues Ontological point of view: digital “objects” represent a completely new class of objects Copies are clones Almost zero cost of reproduction Instant transfer and dissemination … Lower threshold to reach masses, immediate broadcast New Agorà Real time action and reaction Point to point and peer to peer communication Basically no difference due to census, sex, geographical location, etc Moore’s Law, dropping costs Quick implementation even from scratch No real need for backward compatibility …. Outsourcing of Digital Resources Services Platforms Storage Digital preservation The present: some trends Technology is evolving . . . PCs . . . ubiquitous access to services From PCs to “non-computers” From “e” to “m” (e.g. eGovernment -> mGovernment); From “programmes” to Apps Local Storage and Processing to Cloud Computing (SaaS, PaaS, IaaS, Haas) From stand alone DB to clouds, open and big data … And as it happens in the maturity phase of many sectors “performances and good by definition…. The choice is about appeal” Market is evolving -Software Market From plastic box on the shelf to on line shops and shared applications From few expensive software solutions to many cheap Apps or services . . . . From software companies to single or small groups up to social & crowd sourcing … Online distribution and payment based on e-shops enabled the access to the mass market to single developers; Standardization of systems and guidelines helped as well as software outsourcing and clouds. . . . Users are evolving . . . . new way to use / “consume” media, information & content From professional users / Computer Scientists to former digitally divided; From content consumer to content prosumer: From information provision to service provision . . . . . . this opens the door to outsourcing and clouds . . . . . . . Customers side: People is looking for the Top 10 Apps; The consume of Apps is continuous; The market model is based on low costs /big numbers; The IPR management is evolving . . . Digital media are evolving . . . . . .. Outsourcing: opportunity or threat ? My focus is on ICT: Software & Services Research & development Specific technologies Shared facilities (storage, processing, etc) eServices provision Public Private Personal Benefits Drawbacks

Software Outsourcing A key actor on future marketplace

RONCHI, ALFREDO
2013

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Why “Digital revolution” & Outsourcing Some clues Ontological point of view: digital “objects” represent a completely new class of objects Copies are clones Almost zero cost of reproduction Instant transfer and dissemination … Lower threshold to reach masses, immediate broadcast New Agorà Real time action and reaction Point to point and peer to peer communication Basically no difference due to census, sex, geographical location, etc Moore’s Law, dropping costs Quick implementation even from scratch No real need for backward compatibility …. Outsourcing of Digital Resources Services Platforms Storage Digital preservation The present: some trends Technology is evolving . . . PCs . . . ubiquitous access to services From PCs to “non-computers” From “e” to “m” (e.g. eGovernment -> mGovernment); From “programmes” to Apps Local Storage and Processing to Cloud Computing (SaaS, PaaS, IaaS, Haas) From stand alone DB to clouds, open and big data … And as it happens in the maturity phase of many sectors “performances and good by definition…. The choice is about appeal” Market is evolving -Software Market From plastic box on the shelf to on line shops and shared applications From few expensive software solutions to many cheap Apps or services . . . . From software companies to single or small groups up to social & crowd sourcing … Online distribution and payment based on e-shops enabled the access to the mass market to single developers; Standardization of systems and guidelines helped as well as software outsourcing and clouds. . . . Users are evolving . . . . new way to use / “consume” media, information & content From professional users / Computer Scientists to former digitally divided; From content consumer to content prosumer: From information provision to service provision . . . . . . this opens the door to outsourcing and clouds . . . . . . . Customers side: People is looking for the Top 10 Apps; The consume of Apps is continuous; The market model is based on low costs /big numbers; The IPR management is evolving . . . Digital media are evolving . . . . . .. Outsourcing: opportunity or threat ? My focus is on ICT: Software & Services Research & development Specific technologies Shared facilities (storage, processing, etc) eServices provision Public Private Personal Benefits Drawbacks
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