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  • A framework for software reference architecture analysis and review 

    Martínez Fernández, Silverio Juan; Ayala Martínez, Claudia Patricia; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Martins Marques, Helena; Ameller, David (2013)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    Tight time-to-market needs pushes software companies and IT consulting firms to continuously look for techniques to improve their IT services in general, and the design of software architectures in particular. The use of ...
  • A survey on quality attributes in servicebased systems 

    Ameller, David; Galster, Matthias; Avgeriou, Paris; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier (2015-02-08)
    Article
    Open Access
    Service-based systems have become popular in the software industry. In software engineering, it is widely acknowledged that requirements on quality attributes (e.g., performance, security, reliability) significantly impact ...
  • ArchiTech: tool support for NFR-guided architectural decision-making 

    Ameller, David; Collell, Oriol; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier (IEEE, 2012)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    Researchers from requirements engineering and software architecture had emphasized the importance of NonFunctional Requirements and their influence in the architectural design process. To improve this process we have ...
  • Asignación de tratamientos a responsabilidades en el contexto del diseño arquitectónico dirigido por modelos 

    Ameller, David; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier (2007)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    Una de las principales actividades en el desarrollo de Sistemas de Información (SI) es la asignación de tratamientos a responsabilidades durante la etapa de diseño. En este artículo, presentamos el marco Responsibility ...
  • Assignació de responsabilitats a capes usant AndroMDA 

    Ameller, David (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2007-01-03)
    Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
    Open Access
  • Assisting software architects in architectural decision-making using Quark 

    Ameller, David; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier (Centro Latinoamericano de Estudios en Informática, 2014-09-05)
    Article
    Open Access
    Non-Functional Requirements (NFRs) and constraints are among the principal drivers of architectural decision-making. NFRs are improved or damaged by architectural decisions (ADs), while constraints directly include or ...
  • Bridging the gap among academics and practitioners in non-functional requirements management: some reflections and proposals for the future 

    Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Ameller, David; Ayala Martínez, Claudia Patricia; Cabot Sagrera, Jordi (Monsenstein und Vannerdat, 2012)
    Part of book or chapter of book
    Open Access
    The software engineering community has paid a lot of attention to the study of non-functional requirements (NFRs). Along time, framing NFRs into an articulated framework has become an elusive target. As a consequence, ...
  • Conducting empirical studies on reference architectures in IT consulting firms 

    Martínez Fernández, Silverio Juan; Ameller, David; Ayala Martínez, Claudia Patricia; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Terradellas Fernandez, Xavier (2012-04-17)
    External research report
    Open Access
    Tight time-to-market needs pushes IT consulting firms (ITCFs) to continuously look for techniques to improve their IT services in general, and the design of software architectures in particular. The use of reference ...
  • Considering Non-Functional Requirements in Model-Driven Engineering 

    Ameller, David (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2009-06-22)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
  • Dealing with non-functional requirements in model-driven development 

    Ameller, David; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Cabot Sagrera, Jordi (2010-04-22)
    External research report
    Open Access
    The impact of non-functional requirements (NFRs) over software systems has been widely documented. Consequently, cost-effective software production method shall provide means to integrate this type of requirements into the ...
  • Dealing with non-functional requirements in model-driven development 

    Ameller, David; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Cabot Sagrera, Jordi (IEEE Computer Society Publications, 2010)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    The impact of non-functional requirements (NFRs)over software systems has been widely documented. Consequently, cost-effective software production method shall provide means to integrate this type of requirements into the ...
  • Definición de una ontología para el proceso de DSDM considerando requisitos no-funcionales 

    Ameller, David; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier (2009)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    La consideración de los requisitos no-funcionales (RNF) en el proceso de desarrollo de software dirigido por modelos (DSDM) impacta en la educción del estilo arquitectónico del sistema software resultante, así como en la ...
  • How do software architects consider non-functional requirements: a survey 

    Ameller, David; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier (2010)
    Conference lecture
    Restricted access - publisher's policy
    Abstract. [Context and motivation] Non-functional requirements (NFRs) play a fundamental role when software architects need to make informed decisions. Criteria like efficiency or integrity determine up to a great extent ...
  • How do software architects consider non-functional requirements: an exploratory study 

    Ameller, David; Ayala Martínez, Claudia Patricia; Cabot Sagrera, Jordi; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier (2012)
    Conference report
    Restricted access - publisher's policy
    Dealing with non-functional requirements (NFRs) has posed a challenge onto software engineers for many years. Over the years, many methods and techniques have been proposed to improve their elicitation, documentation, and ...
  • Ingeniería de requisitos orientada a servicios: características, retos y un marco metodológico 

    Ruiz, Marcela; Ameller, David; España, Sergio; Botella López, Pere; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Pastor, Oscar (2011)
    Conference report
    Restricted access - publisher's policy
    La ciencia de los servicios es, más que una nueva disciplina, un enfoque interdisciplinar para el estudio, diseño, e implementación de sistemas orientado a servicios, que actúa como paraguas que cubre todos los aspectos ...
  • Linking quality attributes and constraints with architectural decisions 

    Ameller, David; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier (2012-06-22)
    External research report
    Open Access
    Quality attributes and constraints are among the principal drivers in architectural decision making processes. Quality attributes are improved or damaged by architectural decisions, while constraints directly include or ...
  • Managing risk in open source software adoption 

    Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Susi, Angelo; Annosi, Maria Carmela; Ayala Martínez, Claudia Patricia; Glott, Ruediger; Gross, Daniel; Kenett, Ron; Mancinelli, Fabio; Ramsany, Pop; Thomas, Cedric; Ameller, David; Bannier, Stijn; Bergida, Nili; Blumenfeld, Yehuda; Bouzereau, Olivier; Costal Costa, Dolors; Dominguez, Manuel; Haaland, Kirsten; López Cuesta, Lidia; Mourandini, Mirko; Sienna, Alberto (2013)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    By 2016 an estimated 95% of all commercial software packages will include Open Source Software (OSS). This extended adoption is yet not avoiding failure rates in OSS projects to be as high as 50%. Inadequate risk management ...
  • Monitoring Adaptable SOA Systems using SALMon 

    Oriol Hilari, Marc; Marco Gómez, Jordi; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Ameller, David (2008)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    Adaptability is a key feature of Service-Oriented-Architecture (SOA) Systems. These systems must evolve themselves in order to ensure their initial requirement as well as to satisfy arising new ones. In SOA Systems there ...
  • Non-functional requirements as drivers of software architecture design 

    Ameller, David (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014-01-23)
    Doctoral thesis
  • Non-functional requirements in architectural decision-making 

    Ameller, David; Ayala Martínez, Claudia Patricia; Cabot Sagrera, Jordi; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier (2013-04-01)
    Article
    Restricted access - publisher's policy
    A survey of software architects addressed how they face non-functional requirements from an engineering perspective and how these requirements influence decision making.