University of Oulu

The effect of open-source software technologies in health-tech startups

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Author: Ahmad, Noman1
Organizations: 1University of Oulu, Faculty of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering, Department of Information Processing Science, Information Processing Science
Format: ebook
Version: published version
Access: open
Online Access: PDF Full Text (PDF, 0.9 MB)
Pages: 44
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Language: English
Published: Oulu : N. Ahmad, 2023
Publish Date: 2023-06-22
Thesis type: Master's thesis
Tutor: Tripathi, Nirnaya
Reviewer: Seppänen, Pertti
Tripathi, Nirnaya


The research investigates how open-source technology improves product efficiency and identifies the challenges encountered by startups when introducing open-source software technologies in the startups. The semi-structured interviews were conducted with healthcare startups based in Oulu. Thematic data analysis was performed to analyse the collected data and identified common themes and sub-themes to the research objective.

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