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  • 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)
    Conference report
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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 ...
  • Model interchange and tool interoperability in the i* framework: a proof of concept 

    Colomer, Daniel; López Cuesta, Lidia; Cares, Carlos; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier (2011)
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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)
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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, ...
  • Monitoring and adaptation of service-oriented systems with goal and variability models 

    Burgstaller, Benedikt; Dhungana, Deepak; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Grünbacher, Paul; López Cuesta, Lidia; Marco Gómez, Jordi; Oriol Hilari, Marc; Stockhammer, Rafael (2009-03)
    External research report
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    Variability modelling and service-orientation are important approaches for achieving both flexibility and adaptability required by stakeholders of software systems. In this paper, we present the MAESoS approach that utilizes ...
  • On the meaning of inheritance in i* 

    Clotet Martínez, Roger; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; López Cuesta, Lidia; Marco Gómez, Jordi; Seyff, Norbert; Grünbacher, Paul (Tapir Academic Press, 2007)
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    The is-a relationship among actors has been introduced since the very beginning of i*. However, the effect of this construct at the level of intentional elements and dependencies is not always clear. In this paper, we ...
  • Ontological analysis of means-end links 

    Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Guizzardi, Renata; Guizzardi, Giancarlo; López Cuesta, Lidia (CEUR Workshop Proceedings, 2011)
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    The i* community has raised several main dialects and dozens of variations in the definition of the i* language. Differences may be found related not just to the representation of new concepts but to the very core of the ...
  • Open framework for web service selection using multimodal and configurable techniques 

    Cabrera Bejar, Oscar Jair; Oriol Hilari, Marc; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Marco Gómez, Jordi; López Cuesta, Lidia; Fragoso Díaz, Olivia Graciela; Santaolaya, René (2014-12-31)
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    Services as part of our daily life represent an important means to deliver value to their consumers and have a great economic impact for organizations. The service consumption and their exponential proliferation show the ...
  • OSSAP: A situational method for defining open source software adoption processes 

    López Cuesta, Lidia; Costal Costa, Dolors; Ralyté, Jolita; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Méndez, Lucía; Annosi, Maria Carmela (Springer, 2016)
    Conference report
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    Organizations are increasingly becoming Open Source Software (OSS) adopters, either as a result of a strategic decision or just as a consequence of technological choices. The strategy followed to adopt OSS shapes organizations’ ...
  • Preface to the CIbSE 2016 Special Issue 

    Cernuzzi, Luca; López Cuesta, Lidia; Panach, Ignacio; Solari, Martín (Centro Latinoamericano de Estudios en Informática, 2016-12-01)
    Article
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    This special issue of the CLEI Electronic Journal consists of an invited paper on 25 years of Model-Driven Web Engineering as well as extended and revised versions of the Selected Papers presented at the XIX Ibero-American ...
  • Q-Rapids tool prototype : supporting decision-makers in managing quality in rapid software development 

    López Cuesta, Lidia; Martinez Fernandez, Silverio; Gómez Seoane, Cristina; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier (Springer, 2018)
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    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 ...
  • Quantifying the impact of OSS adoption risks with the help of i* Models 

    Costal Costa, Dolors; Gross, Daniel; López Cuesta, Lidia; Morandini, Mirko; Siena, Alberto; Susi, Angelo (2014)
    Conference report
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    Adopting Open Source Software (OSS) components in organisational settings requires evaluating the possible impact of adoption decisions on business goals. Measures available in OSS, capturing indicators such as the quality ...
  • Requirements modelling for multi-stakeholder distributed systems: challenges and techniques 

    Clotet Martínez, Roger; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Grünbacher, Paul; López Cuesta, Lidia; Marco Gómez, Jordi; Quintus, Michael; Seyff, Norbert (Univ. Marrakesch, 2007)
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    Multi-Stakeholder Distributed Systems (MSDS) are distributed systems in which subsets of the nodes are designed, owned, or operated by distinct stakeholders. New computing paradigms such as service-oriented computing mean ...
  • Specialization in i* strategic rationale diagrams 

    López Cuesta, Lidia; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Marco Gómez, Jordi (2012-06-11)
    External research report
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    The specialization relationship is offered by the i* modeling language through the is-a construct defined over actors (a subactor is-a superactor). Although the overall meaning of this construct is highly intuitive, its ...
  • Specialization in i* strategic rationale diagrams 

    López Cuesta, Lidia; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Marco Gómez, Jordi (Springer, 2012)
    Conference report
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    The specialization relationship is offered by the i* modeling language through the is-a construct defined over actors (a subactor is-a superactor). Although the overall meaning of this construct is highly intuitive, its ...
  • The i* framework for goal-oriented modeling 

    Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; López Cuesta, Lidia; Cares, Carlos; Colomer Collell, Daniel (Springer, 2016-07-20)
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    i* is a widespread framework in the software engineering field that supports goal-oriented modeling of socio-technical systems and organizations. At its heart lies a language offering concepts such as actor, dependency, ...
  • The notion of specialization in the i*framework 

    López Cuesta, Lidia (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2013-05-16)
    Doctoral thesis
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    This thesis provides a formal proposal for the specialization relationship in the i* framework that allows its use in a well-defined manner. I root my proposal over existing works in different areas that are interested in ...
  • The RISCOSS platform for risk management in open source software adoption 

    Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Kenett, Ron; Mancinelli, Fabio; Susi, Angelo; Ameller, David; Annosi, Maria Carmela; Ben-Jacob, Ron; Blumenfeld, Yehuda; Franco Bedoya, Óscar Hernán; Gross, Daniel; López Cuesta, Lidia; Morandini, Mirko; Oriol Hilari, Marc; Siena, Alberto (Springer, 2015)
    Conference report
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    Managing risks related to OSS adoption is a must for organizations that need to smoothly integrate OSS-related practices in their development processes. Adequate tool support may pave the road to effective risk management ...
  • Tool interoperability using iStarML 

    Cares, Carlos; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Colomer, Daniel; López Cuesta, Lidia (CEUR Workshop Proceedings, 2011)
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    iStarML is an XML-based format for enabling interoperability among i* tools. Its main design focus was to support data interchange even when involved tools implement different i* variants. In this paper, we present a summary ...
  • Towards an ontology for strategic decision making: The case of quality in rapid software development projects 

    Gómez Seoane, Cristina; Ayala Martínez, Claudia Patricia; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; López Cuesta, Lidia; Behutiye, Woubshet; Martinez Fernandez, Silverio (Springer, 2017)
    Conference report
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    Strategic decision making is the process of selecting a logical and informed choice from the alternative options based on key strategic indicators determining the success of a specific organization strategy. To support ...
  • Towards an OSS adoption business impact assessment 

    Méndez Tapia, Emma Lucía; López Cuesta, Lidia; Ayala Martínez, Claudia Patricia; Annosi, Maria Carmela (Springer, 2015)
    Conference report
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    Nowadays, the adoption of Open Source Software (OSS) by organizations is becoming a strategic need in a wide variety of application areas. Organizations adopt OSS in very diverse ways. The way in which they adopt OSS ...