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  • A complete definition of the inheritance construct in i* 

    López Cuesta, Lidia (2010-06-15)
    Article
    Open Access
    The is-a relationship among actors has been introduced in the i* framework since its definition. However, its effect at the level of intentional elements and dependencies is not always clear. The main goal of this ...
  • A complete definition of the inheritance construct in i* 

    López Cuesta, Lidia (2009)
    Conference report
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    The is-a relationship among actors has been introduced in the i* framework since its definition. However, its effect at the level of intentional elements and dependencies is not always clear. The main goal of this thesis ...
  • 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)
    Article
    Open Access
    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, ...
  • Agile quality requirements management best practices portfolio : a situational method engineering approach 

    López Cuesta, Lidia; Behutiye, Woubshet; Karhapää, Pertti; Ralyté, Jolita; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Oivo, Markku (Springer, 2017)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    Management of Quality Requirements (QRs) is determinant for the success of software projects. However, this management is currently under-considered in software projects and in particular, in agile methods. Although agile ...
  • 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)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    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 empirical evaluation roadmap for iStar 2.0 

    López Cuesta, Lidia; Aydemir, Fatma Basak; Dalpiaz, Fabiano; Horkoff, Jennifer (2016)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    The iStar 2.0 modeling language is the result of a two-year community effort intended at providing a solid, unified basis for teaching and conducting research with i*. The language was released with important qualities in ...
  • Applying business strategy models in organizations 

    López Cuesta, Lidia; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier (2014)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    Increasing adoption of Open Source Software (OSS) in information system engineering has led to the emergence of different OSS business strate-gies that affect and shape organizations’ business models. In order to obtain ...
  • Applying ISO 9126 metrics to MDD projects 

    Muñoz Riesle, Ricardo; Marín, Beatriz; López Cuesta, Lidia (2015)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    The Model Driven Development (MDD) paradigm uses conceptual models to automatically generate software products by means of model transformations. This paradigm is strongly positioned in industry due to the quickly time to ...
  • 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
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    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 changes in service-oriented computing through integrated goal and variability modelling 

    Clotet Martínez, Roger; Dhungana, Deepak; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Grünbacher, Paul; López Cuesta, Lidia; Marco Gómez, Jordi; Seyff, Norbert (2008-01)
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    Variability modelling and service- orientation are important approaches for achieving both the flexibility and adaptability required by stakeholders of software systems. In this paper we present an approach that integrates ...
  • Dealing with goal models complexity using topological metrics and algorithms 

    Méndez Tapia, Emma Lucía; López Cuesta, Lidia; Ayala Martínez, Claudia Patricia (CEUR-WS.org, 2017)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    The inherent complexity of business goal-models is a challenge for organizations that has to analyze and maintaining them. Several approaches are developed to reduce the complexity into manageable limits, either by providing ...
  • Defining inheritance in i* at the level of SR intentional elements 

    López Cuesta, Lidia; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Marco Gómez, Jordi (CEUR-WS.org, 2008)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
    The is-a relationship among actors has been introduced since the very beginning in the i* framework. However, the effect of this construct at the level of intentional elements and dependencies is not always completely ...
  • Definition and uses of the i* metamodel 

    Cares Gallardo, Carlos; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; López Cuesta, Lidia; Marco Gómez, Jordi (CEUR-WS.org, 2010)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    The clear definition of a metamodel can be considered helpful for any conceptual modeling approach, and the i* framework is not an exception. Agreeing on a metamodel for i* can be considered even more convenient than ever ...
  • FONAMENTS D'INFORMATICA (Examen 1r Quadr.) 

    López Cuesta, Lidia (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2007-11-06)
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  • Goal-driven adaptation of service-based systems from runtime monitoring data 

    Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Grünbacher, Paul; Oriol Hilari, Marc; Burgstaller, Benedikt; Dhungana, Deepak; López Cuesta, Lidia; Marco Gómez, Jordi; Pimentel, João Henrique (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2011)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    Service-based systems need to provide flexibility to adapt both to evolving requirements from multiple, often conflicting, ephemeral and unknown stakeholders, as well as to changes in the runtime behavior of their component ...
  • HiME: Hierarchical i* Modeling Editor 

    López Cuesta, Lidia; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Marco Gómez, Jordi (2009)
    Article
    Open Access
    In this paper, we present HiME, a tool for editing i* models. The distinguishing characteristic of HiME is its ability to deal with inheritance. It includes specific operations for declaring an actor as heir of another and ...
  • 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 ...
  • iStarJSON : a lightweight data-format for i* models 

    Franco Bedoya, Óscar Hernán; Ameller, David; Costal Costa, Dolors; López Cuesta, Lidia (CEUR-WS.org, 2016)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    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 ...