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    • 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
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      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. ...
    • Developing and operating artificial intelligence models in trustworthy autonomous systems 

      Martínez Fernández, Silverio Juan; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Jedlitschka, Andreas; Oriol Hilari, Marc; Trendowicz, Adam (Springer, 2021)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Companies dealing with Artificial Intelligence (AI) models in Autonomous Systems (AS) face several problems, such as users’ lack of trust in adverse or unknown conditions, gaps between software engineering and AI model ...
    • 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 ...
    • Integrating runtime data with development data to monitor external quality: challenges from practice 

      Aghabayli, Aytaj; Pfahl, Dietmar; Martínez Fernández, Silverio Juan; Trendowicz, Adam (Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2019)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      The use of software analytics in software development companies has grown in the last years. Still, there is little support for such companies to obtain integrated insightful and actionable information at the right time. ...
    • Management of quality requirements in agile and rapid software development: A systematic mapping study 

      Behutiye, Woubshet; Karhapää, Pertti; López Cuesta, Lidia; Burgués Illa, Xavier; Martínez Fernández, Silverio Juan; Vollmer, Anna Maria; Rodríguez, Pilar; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Oivo, Markku (Elsevier, 2019-11-12)
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      Context: Quality requirements (QRs) describe the desired quality of software, and they play an important role in the success of software projects. In agile software development (ASD), QRs are often ill-defined and not ...
    • Measuring and improving Agile Processes in a small-size software development company 

      Choras, Michal; Springer, Thomas; Kozik, Rafal; López Cuesta, Lidia; Martínez Fernández, Silverio Juan; Ram, Prabhat; Rodríguez, Pilar; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020-03-23)
      Article
      Open Access
      Context: Agile software development has become commonplace in software development companies due to the numerous benefits it provides. However, conducting Agile projects is demanding in Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), ...
    • 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
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      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
      Open Access
      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 ...
    • QaSD: A Quality-aware Strategic Dashboard for supporting decision makers in Agile Software Development 

      López Cuesta, Lidia; Manzano Aguilar, Martí; Gómez Seoane, Cristina; Oriol Hilari, Marc; Farré Tost, Carles; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Martínez Fernández, Silverio Juan; Vollmer, Anna Maria (2021-02)
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      Software and data analytics solutions support improving development processes and the quality of the software produced in Agile Software Development (ASD). However, decision makers in software teams (e.g., product owner, ...
    • Quality measurement in agile and rapid software development: a systematic mapping [Dataset] 

      López Cuesta, Lidia; Burgués Illa, Xavier; Martínez Fernández, Silverio Juan; Vollmer, Anna Maria; Behutiye, Woubshet; Karhapää, Pertti; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Rodriguez, Pilar; Oivo, Markku (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-01)
      Dataset
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      This dataset has been used to generate part of the results included in the manuscript: “Quality Measurement in Agile and Rapid Software Development: A Systematic Mapping”, submitted to the Information and Software Technology ...
    • 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 ...
    • QuPreSS: A service-oriented framework for predictive services quality assessment 

      Martínez Fernández, Silverio Juan; Bisbal Riera, Jesús; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier (Springer, 2012)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Nowadays there are lots of predictive services for several domains such as stock market and bookmakers. The value delivered by these services relies on the quality of their predictions. This paper presents QuPreSS, a general ...
    • REARM: a reuse-based economic model for software reference architectures 

      Martínez Fernández, Silverio Juan; Ayala Martínez, Claudia Patricia; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Martins Marques, Helena (Springer, 2013)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      To remain competitive, organizations are challenged to make informed and feasible value-driven design decisions in order to ensure the quality of their software systems. However, there is a lack of support for evaluating ...
    • Reference architectures and Scrum: friends or foes? 

      Galster, Matthias; Angelov, Samuil; Martínez Fernández, Silverio Juan; Tofan, Dan (Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2017)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Software reference architectures provide templates and guidelines for designing systems in a particular domain. Companies use them to achieve interoperability of (parts of) their software, standardization, and faster ...
    • Safe traffic sign recognition through data augmentation for autonomous vehicles software 

      Jöckel, Lisa; Kläs, Michael; Martínez Fernández, Silverio Juan (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Context: Since autonomous vehicles operate in an open context, their software components, including data-driven ones, have to reliably process inputs (e.g., obtained by cameras) in order to make safe decisions. A key ...
    • Skuld: a self-learning tool for impact-driven technical debt management 

      Burgaya Pujols, Josep; Bas, Pieter; Martínez Fernández, Silverio Juan; Martini, Antonio; Trendowicz, Adam (Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2020)
      Conference lecture
      Open Access
      As the development progresses, software projects tend to accumulate Technical Debt and become harder to maintain. Multiple tools exist with the mission to help practitioners to better manage Technical Debt. Despite this ...
    • Success factors for effective process metrics operationalization in agile software development: a multiple case study 

      Ram, Prabhat; Rodríguez, Pilar; Oivo, Markku; Martínez Fernández, Silverio Juan (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Existing literature proposes success factors for establishing metrics programs. However, very few studies focus on factors that could ensure long-term use of metrics, and even fewer studies investigate such factors in the ...