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  • Developing software with open source components 

    Ayala Martínez, Claudia Patricia; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Conradi, Reidar; Li, Jingyue; Cruzes, Daniela S. (Springer, 2013)
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    The success of Component-Based Software Development is based on the ability of an implementer team to select, assemble and integrate third-party and other components with own application software, in order to create a ...
  • Domain analysis for supporting commercial off-the-shelf components selection 

    Ayala Martínez, Claudia Patricia; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier (2006-04)
    External research report
    Open Access
    Though new technological trends and paradigms arise for developing complex software systems, systematic reuse continues to be an elusive goal. As a consequence, the need for designing effective strategies for enabling ...
  • Evaluating software testing techniques and tools 

    Vos, Tanja; Marín, Beatriz; Panach, Ignacio; Baars, Arthur; Ayala Martínez, Claudia Patricia; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier (2012)
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    Case studies can help companies to evaluate the benefi ts of testing techniques and tools before their possible incorporation into the testing processes. Although general guidelines and organizational frameworks exist ...
  • Gestión sistemática de la calidad de la información en los procesos de selección de componentes de software 

    Ayala Martínez, Claudia Patricia; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier (2009)
    Conference report
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    La selección de componentes de software desarrollados por terceros juega un papel primordial en el desarrollo de sistemas de software basados en componentes. Uno de los problemas que incrementa potencialmente el riesgo de ...
  • Goal-based reasoning in the construction of taxonomies for COTS components 

    Ayala Martínez, Claudia Patricia; Botella López, Pere; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier (2005-12)
    External research report
    Open Access
    In a previous work, our research group GESSI has proposed the construction of a taxonomy for classifying COTS components by means of characterization attributes to arrange domains which COTS components belong to, and also ...
  • How do software architects consider non-functional requirements: an exploratory study 

    Ameller, David; Ayala Martínez, Claudia Patricia; Cabot Sagrera, Jordi; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier (2012)
    Conference report
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    Dealing with non-functional requirements (NFRs) has posed a challenge onto software engineers for many years. Over the years, many methods and techniques have been proposed to improve their elicitation, documentation, and ...
  • Impact of stakeholder type and collaboration on issue resolution time in OSS Projects 

    Anh, Nguyen Duc; Cruzes, Daniela S.; Ayala Martínez, Claudia Patricia; Conradi, Reidar (Springer, 2011)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    Born as a movement of collective contribution of volunteer developers, Open source software (OSS) attracts an increasing involvement of commercial firms. Many OSS projects are composed of a mix group of firm- paid and ...
  • 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
    Open Access
    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 ...
  • 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, ...
  • Non-functional requirements in architectural decision-making 

    Ameller, David; Ayala Martínez, Claudia Patricia; Cabot Sagrera, Jordi; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier (2013-04-01)
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    A survey of software architects addressed how they face non-functional requirements from an engineering perspective and how these requirements influence decision making.
  • Non-functional requirements in software architecture practice 

    Ameller, David; Ayala Martínez, Claudia Patricia; Cabot Sagrera, Jordi; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier (2012-03-16)
    External research report
    Open Access
    Dealing with non-functional requirements (NFRs) has posed a challenge onto software engineers for many years. Over the years, many methods and techniques have been proposed to improve their elicitation, documentation, and ...
  • OSS integration issues and community support: an integrator perspective 

    Ayala Martínez, Claudia Patricia; Cruzes, Daniela S.; Nguyen, Anh Duc; Conradi, Reidar; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Höst, Martin; Babar, Muhammad Ali (Springer, 2012)
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    The reuse and integration of Open Source Software (OSS) components provided by OSS communities is becoming an economical and strategic need for today’s organizations. The integration of OSS components provides many benefits, ...
  • REARM: a reuse-based economic model for software reference architectures 

    Martínez Fernández, Silverio Juan; Ayala Martínez, Claudia Patricia; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Martins Marques, Helena (2013)
    Conference report
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    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 ...
  • RiSD: a methodology for building i* strategic dependency models 

    Grau Colom, Gemma; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Mayol Sarroca, Enric; Ayala Martínez, Claudia Patricia; Cares, Carlos; Haya, Mariela; Navarrete, Fredy; Botella López, Pere; Quer, Carme (2005)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    Goal-oriented models have become a consolidated type of artefact in various software and knowledge engineering activities. Several languages exist for representing such type of models but there is a lack of associated ...
  • Systematic construction of goal-oriented COTS taxonomies 

    Ayala Martínez, Claudia Patricia (2006)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    The use of Commercial Off-The-Shelf (COTS) components is becoming a strategic need because they offer the possibility to build systems at reduced costs and within shorter development time. Having efficient and reliable ...
  • Systematic construction of goal-oriented COTS taxonomies 

    Ayala Martínez, Claudia Patricia (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2008-03-31)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    El proceso de construir software a partir del ensamblaje e integración de soluciones de software pre-fabricadas, conocidas como componentes COTS (Comercial-Off-The-Shelf) se ha convertido en una necesidad estratégica en ...
  • System requirements-OSS components: matching and mismatch resolution practices – an empirical study 

    Ayala Martínez, Claudia Patricia; Ngunyen-Duc, Anh; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Höst, Martin; Conradi, Reidar; Cruzes, Daniela S.; Ali Babar, Muhammad (Springer, 2018-12)
    Article
    Open Access
    Developing systems by integrating Open Source Software (OSS) is increasingly gaining importance in the software industry. Although the literature claims that this approach highly impacts Requirements Engineering (RE) ...
  • 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
    Open Access
    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
    Open Access
    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 ...
  • Towards guidelines for building a business case and gathering evidence of software reference architectures in industry 

    Martínez Fernández, Silverio Juan; Ayala Martínez, Claudia Patricia; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Martins Marques, Helena; Ameller, David (Springer, 2014-08-21)
    Article
    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 ...