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Barriers to FLOSS in SMEs: the lack of knowledge and skills
(IOS Press, 2005)
While open source is becoming a topic of mainstream business, the level of awareness and depth of understanding of the open source paradigm still varies considerably and represents a significant barrier to broader adoption. ...
Managing enterprise networks: Support structures for SMEs
In an increasingly competitive global economy, small to medium sized enterprises (SME) realise that they must work together in order to survive. They must learn to share their experiences and knowledge and pool their ...
The development of a supplier performance evaluation tool
As product life cycles continue to shrink and global competition increases, manufacturers are outsourcing what they consider to be non-strategic activities in order to focus on their core competencies. Consequently these ...
Supplier performance evaluation: Lessons from a large multinational organization
There are ever-increasing demands from customers for more manufacturing agility in the form of higher product variety, smaller production runs of more customised products and batch sizes with shorter delivery times. To ...