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Oh Dear, We Bought Our Competitor: Integrating Similar Software Systems


Publication Type:

Journal article


IEEE Software




How do you transition from several functionally overlapping systems to just one? A look at 10 case studies addresses the technological, personnel, and organizational challenges.


author = {Rikard Land and Ivica Crnkovic},
title = {Oh Dear, We Bought Our Competitor: Integrating Similar Software Systems},
volume = {28, Issue 2},
pages = {75--82},
month = {March},
year = {2011},
journal = {IEEE Software},
publisher = {IEEE},
url = {}