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    • Collaborative resolution of requirements mismatches when adopting open source components 

      Anh, Nguyen Duc; Cruzes, Daniela S.; Conradi, Reidar; Höst, Martin; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Ayala Martínez, Claudia Patricia (Springer, 2012)
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      [Context and motivation] There is considerable flexibility in requirements specifications (both functional and non-functional), as well as in the features of available OSS components. This allows a collaborative matching ...
    • Conducting empirical studies on reference architectures in IT consulting firms 

      Martínez Fernández, Silverio Juan; Ameller, David; Ayala Martínez, Claudia Patricia; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Terradellas Fernandez, Xavier (2012-04-17)
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      Tight time-to-market needs pushes IT consulting firms (ITCFs) to continuously look for techniques to improve their IT services in general, and the design of software architectures in particular. The use of reference ...
    • Construcción de una taxonomía de componentes COTS orientados a la gestión de requisitos 

      Ayala Martínez, Claudia Patricia; Botella López, Pere; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier (Universidad Nacional del Centro, 2004)
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      Este artículo presenta un procedimiento detallado para la construcción de una taxonomía de componentes COTS en el área de Ingeniería de Requisitos (IR). La taxonomía e información resultante aporta beneficios trascendentales ...
    • Construction of a taxonomy for requirements engineering commercial-off-the-shelf components 

      Ayala Martínez, Claudia Patricia; Botella López, Pere; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier (2005-07)
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      This article presents a procedure for constructing a taxonomy of COTS products in the field of Requirements Engineering (RE). The taxonomy and the obtained information reach transcendental benefits to the selection of ...
    • 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)
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      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 goal models complexity using topological metrics and algorithms 

      Méndez Tapia, Emma Lucía; López Cuesta, Lidia; Ayala Martínez, Claudia Patricia (CEUR-WS.org, 2017)
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      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 ...
    • 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)
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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 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)
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      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 (Universidade da Coruña, 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)
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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)
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      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 (IEEE, 2012)
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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)
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      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 (SCITEPRESS, 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 ...
    • 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 (2013-03)
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      Software architects often must work with incomplete or ill-specified non-functional requirements (NFRs) and use them to make decisions. Through this process, existing NFRs are refined or modified and new ones emerge. ...
    • Non-functional requirements in software architecture practice 

      Ameller, David; Ayala Martínez, Claudia Patricia; Cabot Sagrera, Jordi; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier (2012-03-16)
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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 ...
    • Open source collaboration for fostering off-the-shelf components selection 

      Ayala Martínez, Claudia Patricia; Sørensen, Carl-Fredrik; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Li, Jingyue; Conradi, Reidar (Springer, 2007)
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      The use of Off-The-Shelf software components in Component- Based Development implies many challenges. One of them is the lack of available and well-suited data to support selection of suitable OTS components. This paper ...
    • 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, ...