IB  Vol.3 No.2 , June 2011
The Business Ecosystem of the Chinese Software Industry
Abstract: The software industry business ecosystem is proposed, and a business ecosystem health evaluation model is built. Its factors are in the following: stability factors, including productivity, diversity and resilience; the sustainability factors, including productivity, vitality and creativity. And this evaluation model is applied to the Chinese software industry business ecosystem health analysis. Finally, some considerations on the industrial policy and the industrial clusters are put forward.
Cite this paper: nullJ. Wan, H. Zhang, X. Wan and W. Luo, "The Business Ecosystem of the Chinese Software Industry," iBusiness, Vol. 3 No. 2, 2011, pp. 123-129. doi: 10.4236/ib.2011.32018.

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