Digitalization (software, data and AI) is the key disrupter in the high tech industry. Digital companies operate under a fundamentally different business operating system concerning business models and ecosystems, decision-making, ways of working, architectures and organizational setup. In this keynote, Jan Bosch discusses the digitalization trend, the challenges faced by traditional companies and the new digital business operating system that companies need to adopt to maintain their competitiveness. The talk contains many examples from the companies in the Software Center as well as other organizations
Jan Bosch is professor of software engineering and director of the Software Center at Chalmers University Technology in Gothenburg, Sweden. Earlier, he worked as Vice President Engineering Process at Intuit, where he also lead Intuit’s open innovation efforts and headed the central mobile technologies team. Before Intuit, he was head of the Software and Application Technologies Laboratory at Nokia Research Center, Finland. Prior to joining Nokia, he headed the software engineering research group at the University of Groningen, The Netherlands, where he holds a professorship in software engineering. He received a MSc degree from the University of Twente, The Netherlands, and a PhD degree from Lund University, Sweden. His research activities include open innovation, innovation experiment systems, compositional software engineering, software ecosystems, software architecture, software product families and software variability management.