Application/Software/Service Package-based IS Development

Application package-based IS development has a long history from the 1970’s. During the 1990’s it received new boost when ERP systems started came to the marketplace. The purpose of the present seminar event is to acquaint participants with the current research when IS development is essentially based on application packages and software services.

Jan Damsgaards, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark
Sven Overhage, University of Augsburg, Germany
Ph.D. Martti Karjalainen, Ministry of Justice
Prof. Matti Rossi,  Aalto University School of Economics

This event will take place in Kasarmi building Siilasvuo, Oulu. It is within a 10-15 minutes walk from the town center.

Please, register through the link on this page. Participants are taken in the registration order, as long as there is free space in the class room.
This course is free-of-charge for INFORTE member organisation's staff. For others, participation fee is 360 EUR. You can check the list of the member organizations when filling in the registration form.


Monday March 21
9.15 Opening
9.30 Introduction (Juhani Iivari)
10.00 Standards and switching costs (Jan Damsgaard)
11.30 Break
12.00 A case study of adoption of an open source office suite in a government organization (Martti Karjalainen)
13.00 Lunch
14.00 Specification/Description of Services: What's in a service? (Sven Overhage)
14.30 Coffee break
15.00 Panel (Jan Damsgaard, Sven Overhage, Matti Karjalainen, Juhani IIvari)
Tuesday March 22
9.15 ERP impementation (Matti Rossi)
11.00 Break
11.30 Seven principles for selecting software packages (Jan Damsgaard)
13.00 Lunch
14.00 Service marketplaces: Economic criteria, immaturities, and critical success factors (Sven Overhage)
14.30 Coffee break
15.00 Discussion
16.00 Closing

Lunch can be purchased at own's expence from restaurant Upseerikerho at the price 8,90 €. See lunch menu in Finnish:

You can earn 2-3 credit points by actively participatin to the seminar and writing a home assignement. More details will be given at the event.