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  • Accuracy Assessment of forecasting services 

    Martínez Fernández, Silverio Juan (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2011-09-05)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    English: A service system is a dynamic configuration of people, technologies, organisations and shared information that create and deliver value to customers and other stakeholders [1]. The following cases are examples ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    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 ...
  • A reuse-based economic model for software reference architectures 

    Martínez Fernández, Silverio Juan; Ayala Martínez, Claudia Patricia; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier (2012-11-13)
    External research report
    Open Access
    The growing size and complexity of software systems, together with critical time-to-market needs, demand new software engineering approaches for software development. To remain competitive, organizations are challenged to ...
  • Artifacts of software reference architectures : a case study 

    Martínez Fernández, Silverio Juan; Ayala Martínez, Claudia Patricia; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Martins Marques, Helena (ACM, 2014)
    Conference report
    Restricted access - publisher's policy
    Context: Software reference architectures (SRA) have emerged as an approach to systematically reuse architectural knowledge and software elements in the development of software systems. Over the last years, research has ...
  • A survey on the benefits and drawbacks of AUTOSAR 

    Martínez Fernández, Silverio Juan; Ayala Martínez, Claudia Patricia; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Nakagawa, Elisa Yumi (Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2015)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    The use of software reference architectures plays a fundamental role in software development, as it could bring several benefits such as providing means to design applications’ software architectures with higher productivity ...
  • Benefits and drawbacks of reference architectures 

    Martínez Fernández, Silverio Juan; Ayala Martínez, Claudia Patricia; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Martins Marques, Helena (Springer, 2013)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
    Reference architectures (RA) have been studied to create a consistent notion of what constitutes them as well as their benefits and drawbacks. However, few empirical studies have been conducted to provide evidence that ...
  • Benefits and drawbacks of software reference architectures: A case study 

    Martínez Fernández, Silverio Juan; Ayala Martínez, Claudia Patricia; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Martins Marques, Helena (2017-08-01)
    Article
    Open Access
    Context: Software Reference Architectures (SRAs) play a fundamental role for organizations whose business greatly depends on the efficient development and maintenance of complex software applications. However, little is ...
  • 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 ...
  • Continuously assessing and improving software quality with software analytics tools: a case study 

    Martínez Fernández, Silverio Juan; Vollmer, Anna Maria; Jedlitschka, Andreas; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; López Cuesta, Lidia; Ram, Prabhat; Rodríguez, Pilar; Aaramaa, Sanja; Bagnato, Alessandra; Choras, Michal; Partanen, Jari (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019-05-17)
    Article
    Open Access
    In the last decade, modern data analytics technologies have enabled the creation of software analytics tools offering real-time visualization of various aspects related to software development and usage. These tools seem ...
  • Data-driven elicitation, assessment and documentation of quality requirements in agile software development 

    Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Gómez Seoane, Cristina; Jedlitschka, Andreas; López Cuesta, Lidia; Martínez Fernández, Silverio Juan; Oriol Hilari, Marc; Partanen, Jari (Springer, 2018)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
    Quality Requirements (QRs) are difficult to manage in agile software development. Given the pressure to deploy fast, quality concerns are often sacrificed for the sake of richer functionality. Besides, artefacts as user ...
  • Data-driven requirements engineering in agile projects: The Q-Rapids approach 

    Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Ayala Martínez, Claudia Patricia; López Cuesta, Lidia; Martínez Fernández, Silverio Juan; Rodríguez, Pilar; Gómez Seoane, Cristina; Jedlitschka, Andreas; Oivo, Markku; Partanen, Jari; Räty, Timo; Rytivaara, Veikko (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2017)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    Requirements identification, specification and management are key activities in the software development process. In the last years, many approaches to these activities have emerged, based ...
  • Definition of the on-time delivery indicator in rapid software development 

    Manzano Aguilar, Martí; Gómez Seoane, Cristina; Ayala Martínez, Claudia Patricia; Martínez Fernández, Silverio Juan; Ram, Prabhat; Rodríguez, Pilar; Oriol Hilari, Marc (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    Rapid software development (RSD) is an approach for developing software in rapid iterations. One of the critical success factors of an RSD project is to deliver the product releases on time and with the planned features. ...
  • Exploring quality-aware architectural transformations at run-time : the ENIA case 

    Criado, Javier; Martínez Fernández, Silverio Juan; Ameller, David; Iribarne, Luís; Padilla, Nicolás (2016)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    Adapting software systems at run-time is a key issue, especially when these systems consist of components used as intermediary for human-computer interaction. In this sense, model transformation techniques have a widespread ...
  • Gathering empirical evidence and building a business case for software reference architectures in industry 

    Martínez Fernández, Silverio Juan (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-06-23)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    Background: Software reference architectures are becoming widely adopted by organizations that need to support the design and maintenance of software applications of a shared domain. For organizations that plan to adopt ...
  • How do practitioners manage quality requirements in rapid software development : a survey 

    López Cuesta, Lidia; Partanen, Jari; Rodríguez, Pilar; Martínez Fernández, Silverio Juan (IEEE Press, 2018)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    Software quality is an essential competitive factor for the success of software companies today. Increasing software quality levels of software products and services requires an adequate integration of quality requirements ...
  • Mercury: using the QuPreSS reference model to evaluate predictive services 

    Martínez Fernández, Silverio Juan; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Bisbal, Jesus (2017-02-01)
    Article
    Open Access
    Nowadays, lots of service providers offer predictive services that show in advance a condition or occurrence about the future. As a consequence, it becomes necessary for service customers to select the predictive service ...
  • Practical experiences in designing and conducting empirical studies in industry-academia collaboration 

    Martínez Fernández, Silverio Juan; Martins Marques, Helena (ACM, 2014)
    Conference report
    Restricted access - publisher's policy
    More and more, software engineering researchers are motivated to solve real problems that bring value to industry. An example is the industry-academia collaboration described in this paper among everis, an IT consulting ...
  • Q-Rapids tool prototype : supporting decision-makers in managing quality in rapid software development 

    López Cuesta, Lidia; Martínez Fernández, Silverio Juan; Gómez Seoane, Cristina; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier (Springer, 2018)
    Conference lecture
    Restricted access - publisher's policy
    Software quality is an essential competitive factor for the success of software companies today. Increasing the software quality levels of software products and services requires an adequate integration of quality requirements ...
  • Quality-aware architectural model transformations in adaptive mashups user interfaces 

    Criado, Javier; Martínez Fernández, Silverio Juan; Ameller, David; Iribarne, Luís; Padilla, Nicolás; Jedlitschka, Andreas (2018-08-04)
    Article
    Open Access
    Mashup user interfaces provides their functionality through the combination of different services. The integration of such services can be solved by using reusable and third-party components. Furthermore, these interfaces ...