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  • Adoption of OSS components: a goal-oriented approach 

    López Cuesta, Lidia; Costal Costa, Dolors; Ayala Martínez, Claudia Patricia; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Annosi, Maria Carmela; Glott, Ruediger; Haaland, Kirsten (Elsevier, 2015-09-01)
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    Open Source Software (OSS) has become a strategic asset for a number of reasons, such as short time-to-market software delivery, reduced development and maintenance costs, and its customization capabilities. Therefore, ...
  • 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 ...
  • An ISO/IEC-compliant quality model for ER diagrams 

    Costal Costa, Dolors; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier (2004-04)
    External research report
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    Assessing the quality of domain conceptual models is a key issue in the early stages of information system development. Several proposals of quality criteria have been proposed in the literature but they are ad-hoc and ...
  • A unifying framework for the definition of syntactic measures over conceptual schema diagrams (extended version) 

    Costal Costa, Dolors; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier (2011-07-20)
    External research report
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    There are many approaches that propose the use of measures for assessing the quality of conceptual schemas. Many of these measures focus purely on the syntactic aspects of the conceptual schema diagrams, e.g. their size, ...
  • Declarative taxonomic constraint enforcement in conceptual schemas 

    Costal Costa, Dolors; Gómez Seoane, Cristina; Teniente López, Ernest (2005-04)
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    We propose to declaratively specify policies for the enforcement of integrity constraints directly in the structural conceptual schema. The policies we propose depend on the kind of taxonomic constraint to be enforced ...
  • Development of service-oriented architectures using model-driven development : a mapping study 

    Ameller, David; Burgués Illa, Xavier; Collell, Oriol; Costal Costa, Dolors; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Papazoglou, Mike P. (2015-06-01)
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    Context: Model-Driven Development (MDD) and Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) are two challenging research areas in software engineering. MDD is about improving software development whilst SOA is a service-based conceptual ...
  • Disseny físic de bases de dades 

    Cabré Segarra, Blai; Casas Roma, Jordi; Costal Costa, Dolors; Juanola Juanola, Pere; Rius Gavidia, Àngels; Segret Sala, Ramon (Eureca Media, SL, 2012-09)
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    El disseny físic de bases de dades constitueix la quarta etapa en el procés de disseny d’una base de dades. En les etapes anteriors s’ha realitzat l’anàlisi de requeriments, el disseny conceptual i, finalment, el disseny ...
  • Enginyeria del software especificació : especificació de sistemes orientats a objectes amb la notació UML 

    Costal Costa, Dolors; Sancho Samsó, María Ribera; Teniente López, Ernest (Edicions UPC, 2000)
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    Aquesta publicació inclou les transparències i els exercicis que s'utilitzen a l'assignatura Enginyeria del Software: Especificació, que s'imparteix a la Facultat d'Informàtica de la UPC. Aquesta documentació pot servir ...
  • Enginyeria del software especificació : especificació de sistemes orientats a objectes amb la notació UML 

    Costal Costa, Dolors; Sancho Samsó, María Ribera; Teniente López, Ernest (Edicions UPC, 2003)
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    Aquesta publicació inclou les transparències i els exercicis que s'utilitzen a l'assignatura Enginyeria del Software: Especificació, que s'imparteix a la Facultat d'Informàtica de la UPC. Aquesta documentació pot servir ...
  • Especificación de sistemas software en UML 

    Costal Costa, Dolors; Sancho Samsó, María Ribera; Teniente López, Ernest (Edicions UPC, 2003)
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    La presente documentación puede servir como guía para todas aquellas personas que quieran formarse en el ámbito de la ingeniería del software. Más concretamente, su objetivo principal es explicar cómo debe realizarse la ...
  • Expert mining for evaluating risk indicators scenarios 

    Franco Bedoya, Óscar Hernán; Costal Costa, Dolors; Hidalgo Hidalgo, Soraya; Ben-Jacob, Ron (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014)
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    To take maximum advantage of open source software (OSS), the understanding, management and mitigation of OSS adoption risks is crucial. The objective is to avoid the impact of potentially significant adverse events on the ...
  • Facilitating the definition of general constraints in UML (extended version) 

    Costal Costa, Dolors; Gómez Seoane, Cristina; Queralt Calafat, Anna; Raventós Pagès, Ruth; Teniente López, Ernest (2006-04)
    External research report
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    One important aspect in the specification of conceptual schemas is the definition of general constraints that cannot be expressed by the predefined constructs provided by conceptual modeling languages. In general this is ...
  • GoBIS: An integrated framework to analyse the goal and business process perspectives in information systems 

    Ruiz, Marcela A. G.; Costal Costa, Dolors; España, Sergio; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Lopez Pastor, Oscar (2015)
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    Context: Organisational reengineering, continuous process improvement, alignment among complementary analysis perspectives, and information traceability are some current motivations to promote investment and scientific ...
  • Introducing use cases in a small organization: an experience and lessons learned 

    Costal Costa, Dolors; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Rodríguez Cámara, Núria; Delgado Muñoz, Luis; Jiménez Abad, Carme (2013)
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    In this paper we report the adoption of use cases by a small organization in a university setting. Use cases were first introduced in the middle of a huge project and adopted thereafter for later projects. The paper mostly ...
  • iStarJSON : a lightweight data-format for i* models 

    Franco Bedoya, Óscar Hernán; Ameller, David; Costal Costa, Dolors; López Cuesta, Lidia (CEUR-WS.org, 2016)
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    JSON is one of the most widely used data-interchange format. There is a large number of tools open for modelling with i*. However, none of them provides supporting for JSON. In this paper we propose iStarJSON language, a ...
  • El Lenguatge ROSES. Part I 

    Barceló García, Miquel; Costa Vallés, Pablo; Costal Costa, Dolors; Olivé Ramon, Antoni; Quer Bosor, Maria Carme; Roselló Martos, Anna; Sancho Samsó, María Ribera (1996-10)
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    This report provides an intuitive understanding and a formal description of the main concepts of the ROSES language. ROSES is a conceptual modelling language for information systems. It allows the definition of the ...
  • 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; Siena, Alberto (2013)
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    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 ...
  • Measuring the quality of open source software ecosystems using QuESo 

    Franco Bedoya, Óscar Hernán; Ameller, David; Costal Costa, Dolors; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier (Springer, 2015)
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  • Modelling and applying OSS adoption strategies 

    López Cuesta, Lidia; Costal Costa, Dolors; Ayala Martínez, Claudia Patricia; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Glott, Ruediger; Haaland, Kirsten (Springer, 2014)
    Conference report
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    Increasing adoption of Open Source Software (OSS) in information system engineering has led to the emergence of different OSS business strategies that affect and shape organizations’ business models. In this context, ...
  • Non-functional requirements documentation in agile software development: challenges and solution proposal 

    Behutiye, Woubshet; Karhapää, Pertti; Costal Costa, Dolors; Oivo, Markku; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier (Springer, 2017)
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    Non-functional requirements (NFRs) are determinant for the success of software projects. However, they are characterized as hard to define, and in agile software development (ASD), are often given less priority and usually ...