Sunderland Software City: The Impact of a Collaborative Project to Develop the Software Industry within the North East of England

Dunn, D, Irons, Alastair, Smith, Peter and MacIntyre, John (2013) Sunderland Software City: The Impact of a Collaborative Project to Develop the Software Industry within the North East of England. GSTF International Journal on Computing, 3 (2). pp. 98-102. ISSN 2251-3043

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Abstract

This paper uses a case study approach to evaluate the impact of a collaborative initiative within the North East of England which sets out to grow and sustain a software industry, based on the strengths of regional players. The project Sunderland Software City has the ambitious aim of developing the people, the infrastructure and the business and enterprise culture to create and sustain a software industry. This paper focuses upon the impact of the project, and presents some lessons learned to date.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Computing > Information Systems
Divisions: Digital Innovation Beacon
Digital Innovation Beacon > Computing Workstream
Faculty of Applied Sciences
Faculty of Applied Sciences > Department of Computing Engineering and Technology
Depositing User: Glenda Young
Date Deposited: 29 Aug 2013 10:49
Last Modified: 08 Mar 2017 15:38
URI: http://sure.sunderland.ac.uk/id/eprint/4072

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