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  • Improving quality model construction through knowledge reuse 

    Carvallo Vega, Juan Pablo; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Quer Bosor, Maria Carme (2015)
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    Software quality models provide a framework to measure and evaluate software quality of software systems. They are the basis upon which classify requirements and may be eventually used to guide the quantification of these ...
  • Aggregating empirical evidence about the benefits and drawbacks of software reference architectures 

    Martínez Fernández, Silverio Juan; Medeiros dos Santos, Paulo Sérgio; Ayala Martínez, Claudia Patricia; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Travassos, Guilherme H. (2015)
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    Context: Several empirical studies investigated the benefits and drawbacks of acquiring a Software Reference Architecture (SRA) to construct a family of software systems with similar architectural needs. However, these ...
  • Towards an OSS adoption business impact assessment 

    Méndez Tapia, Emma Lucía; López Cuesta, Lidia; Ayala Martínez, Claudia Patricia; Annosi, Maria Carmela (Springer, 2015)
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    Nowadays, the adoption of Open Source Software (OSS) by organizations is becoming a strategic need in a wide variety of application areas. Organizations adopt OSS in very diverse ways. The way in which they adopt OSS ...
  • Aligning business goals and risks in OSS adoption 

    Costal Costa, Dolors; López Cuesta, Lidia; Morandini, Mirko; Siena, Alberto; Annosi, Maria Carmela; Gross, Daniel; Méndez Tapia, Emma Lucía; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Susi, Angelo (Springer International Publishing, 2015)
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    Increasing adoption of Open Source Software (OSS) requires a change in the organizational culture and reshaping IT decision-makers mindset. Adopting OSS software components introduces some risks that can affect the adopter ...
  • Using roles for OSS adoption strategy models 

    Costal Costa, Dolors; López Cuesta, Lidia; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier (CEUR-WS.org, 2015)
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    Increasing adoption of Open Source Software (OSS) in information system engineering has led to the emergence of different OSS adoption strategies that affect and shape organizations’ business models. OSS adoption strategies ...
  • The RISCOSS platform for risk management in open source software adoption 

    Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Kenett, Ron; Mancinelli, Fabio; Susi, Angelo; Ameller, David; Annosi, Maria Carmela; Ben-Jacob, Ron; Blumenfeld, Yehuda; Franco Bedoya, Óscar Hernán; Gross, Daniel; López Cuesta, Lidia; Morandini, Mirko; Oriol Hilari, Marc; Siena, Alberto (Springer, 2015)
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    Managing risks related to OSS adoption is a must for organizations that need to smoothly integrate OSS-related practices in their development processes. Adequate tool support may pave the road to effective risk management ...
  • A layered approach to managing risks in OSS projects 

    Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Kenett, Ron; Mancinelli, Fabio; Susi, Angelo; Ameller, David; Ben-Jacob, Ron; Siena, Alberto (Springer, 2014)
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    In this paper, we propose a layered approach to managing risks in OSS projects. We define three layers: the first one for defining risk drivers by collecting and summarising available data from different data sources, ...
  • ICT4S 2029: What will be the systems supporting sustainability in 15 Years? 

    Penzenstadler, Birgit; Tomlinson, Bill; Baumer, Eric; Pufal, Marcel; Raturi, Ankita; Richardson, Debra J.; Cakici, Baki; Chitchyan, Ruzanna; Dombrowski, Lynn; Da Costa, Georges; Picha Edwardsson, Malin; Eriksson, Elina; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier (Atlantis Press, 2013)
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    Research is often inspired by visions of the future. These visions can take on various narrative forms, and can fall anywhere along the spectrum from utopian to dystopian. Even though we recognize the ...
  • A context ontology for service provisioning and consumption 

    Cabrera Béjar, Óscar Jair; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Marco Gómez, Jordi (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014)
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    Nowadays services as those provided by smart cities, health smart services, as well as common services (e.g., telephonic services, e-mail services), have a great economic impact for organisations and represent an important ...
  • Integració i avaluació de la competència genèrica transversal actitud adequada davant el treball en assignatures de bases de dades 

    Martín Escofet, Carme; Urpí Tubella, Antoni; Burgués Illa, Xavier; Romero Moral, Óscar; Abelló Gamazo, Alberto; Casany Guerrero, María José; Quer Bosor, Maria Carme; Rodríguez González, M. Elena (Congrés Internacional de Docència Universitària i Innovació (CIDUI), 2014)
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    El canvi al nou Espai Europeu d'Educació Superior va portar a la Facultat d’Informàtica de Barcelona de la Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya a incorporar competències genèriques tranversals en els seus plans d’estudi. ...

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