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Sectoral innovation systems in the software industry

Sectoral innovation systems in the software industry

Jointly with researchers from Japan and China, Krzysztof Klincewicz performed a comparative international analysis of sectoral innovation systems in the software industry. The research was carried out at the Tokyo Institute of Technology (Titech). It involved among others bibliometric analysis of computer science research publications from multiple countries, outlining their competitive advantages and weaknesses and … Continued

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Bibliometric study for the European Commission

Bibliometric study for the European Commission

In 2009, the European Commission, DG INFSO (Directorate General Information Society and Media, currently: DG Connect) commissioned a multidimensional analysis of Polish Research & Development achievements in the field of ICT (Information and Communication Technologies). The project was coordinated by the consulting company IPM Sp. z o.o. and linked to the 7th Framework Programme for … Continued

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Management fashions

Management fashions

Management fashions refer to the relatively short-lasting popularity of concepts, approaches and tools, used by corporate managers to reduce the environmental complexity and facilitate change management initiatives. The theory of management fashions was proposed in the 1990s by Eric Abrahamson, and Krzysztof Klincewicz applied the approach to analyze the changing popularity of commercial solutions, including … Continued

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Economics and managerial aspects of Microsoft

Economics and managerial aspects of Microsoft

Krzysztof Klincewicz participated in a research project, managed by Prof. Tadeusz Skoczny, concerning implications of the European Commission decision concerning the abuse of dominant position by Microsoft. The project offered a novel perspective on competition law in high-tech markets. TiMO member offered contributions concerning the economic and managerial aspects of the Microsoft case, analyzing the … Continued

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Gartner and other truth-tellers

Gartner and other truth-tellers

Krzysztof Klincewicz argued that IT research & analysis (IT R&A) firms are modern-day truth-tellers, determining the fates of technology products and companies. He used a sample of reports by Gartner, the famous international analyst company, to conduct a comprehensive qualitative content analysis of the reports and research notes. As it turned out, the analysts assume … Continued

Polish innovativeness

Polish innovativeness

The book on Polish innovativeness presented an extraordinarily harsh criticism of the traditional science and higher education systems in Poland in the first years of the country’s membership in the European Union. Klincewicz used the metaphor of bottomless pit to describe the post-socialist, ineffective system of innovations, which requires major structural reforms before the public … Continued

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Strategic alliances in the high-tech industry

Strategic alliances in the high-tech industry

Krzysztof Klincewicz wrote a book on strategic alliances in the high-tech industry, published by a German academic publisher Logos Verlag. The book uses the model of high-tech value chain to explain the inter-dependencies among technological companies, encouraging their co-operation but also imposing certain relationship patterns, which are linked to technological characteristics of products and services … Continued

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Open source and innovation

Open source and innovation

Are the open source software projects actually innovative? Krzysztof Klincewicz dared to ask the controversial question, and his research findings were initially frowned upon by many representatives of the open source community. The paper published within an open source software research program of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology was however not intended to support the … Continued