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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 (Universidad ORT Uruguay, 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 quality model for actionable analytics in rapid software development 

      Martínez Fernández, Silverio Juan; Jedlitschka, Andreas; Guzmán, Liliana; Vollmer, Anna Maria (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Accessing relevant data on the product, process, and usage perspectives of software as well as integrating and analyzing such data is crucial for getting reliable and timely actionable insights aimed at continuously managing ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Actionable software metrics: An industrial perspective 

      Ram, Prabhat; Rodríguez, Pilar; Oivo, Markku; Martínez Fernández, Silverio Juan; Bagnato, Alessandra; Choras, Michal; Kozik, Rafal; Aaramaa, Sanja; Ahola, Milla (Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2020)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Background: Practitioners would like to take action based on software metrics, as long as they find them reliable. Existing literature explores how metrics can be made reliable, but remains unclear if there are other ...
    • 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. (IEEE, 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 ...
    • Approaches for describing reference architectures: A systematic mapping study 

      Dias Valle, Pedro Henrique; Garcés, Lina; Guessi, Milena; Martínez Fernández, Silverio Juan; Nakagawa, Elisa Yumi (CIbSE, 2020)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Reference architectures have emerged as an important arti-fact of software engineering, since they provide knowledge and experi-ence about how to design architectures of software systems in a specificdomain, favoring their ...
    • Architectural solutions for self-adaptive systems 

      Garcés, Lina; Martínez Fernández, Silverio Juan; Graciano Neto, Valdemar Vicente; Nakagawa, Elisa Yumi (2020-12)
      Article
      Open Access
      Increasingly adopted in critical application domains, self-adaptive systems (SaSs) present a particular ability to modify their behavior or configuration at runtime autonomously. The architectural decision-making activity ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 science: technologies for better software 

      Ebert, Christof; Heidrich, Jens; Martínez Fernández, Silverio Juan; Trendowicz, Adam (2019-11)
      Article
      Open Access
      Data science is mandatory in today's business to capitalize on achievements and assets. This specifically holds for modern software development, where data science facilitates analyzing product, process, and usage and thus ...
    • Data-driven and tool-supported elicitation of quality requirements in agile companies 

      Oriol Hilari, Marc; Martínez Fernández, Silverio Juan; Behutiye, Woubshet; Farré Tost, Carles; Kozik, Rafal; Seppänen, Pertti; Vollmer, Anna Maria; Rodríguez, Pilar; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Aaramaa, Sanja; Abhervé, Antonin; Choras, Michal; Partanen, Jari (2020)
      Article
      Open Access
      Quality requirements (QRs) are a key artifact needed to ensure the quality and success of a software system. Despite their importance, QRs rarely get the same degree of attention as their functional counterpart in agile ...
    • 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 ...
    • Dealing with non-functional requirements in model-driven development: a survey 

      Ameller, David; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Gómez Seoane, Cristina; Martínez Fernández, Silverio Juan; Araújo, João; Biffl, Stefan; Cabot Sagrera, Jordi; Cortellessa, Vittorio; Méndez Fernández, Daniel; Moreira, Ana; Muccini, Henry; Vallecillo, Antonio; Wimmer, Manuel; Amaral, Vasco; Bühm, Wolfgang; Brunelière, Hugo; Burgueño, Loli; Goulao, Miguel; Teufl, Sabine; Berardinelli, Luca (2021-04-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      Context: Managing Non-Functional Requirements (NFRs) in software projects is challenging, and projects that adopt Model-Driven Development (MDD) are no exception. Although several methods and techniques have been proposed ...
    • 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. ...