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    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Selection of third party software in Off-The-Shelf-based software development: an interview study with industrial practitioners 

      Ayala Martínez, Claudia Patricia; Hauge, Oyvind; Conradi, Reidar; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Li, Jingyue (2011-04)
      Article
      Open Access
      The success of software development using third party components highly depends on the ability to select a suitable component for the intended application. The evidence shows that there is limited knowledge about current ...
    • 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) ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 i* strategic dependency models for socio-technical systems 

      Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Grau Colom, Gemma; Mayol Sarroca, Enric; Quer, Carme; Ayala Martínez, Claudia Patricia; Cares Gallardo, Carlos; Navarrete Ramírez, Fredy Javier; Haya, Mariela; Botella López, Pere (2007-02)
      Article
      Open Access
      Goal- and agent-oriented models have become a consolidated type of artifact in various software and knowledge engineering activities. Several languages exist for representing such type of models but there is a lack of ...
    • 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; Martínez Fernández, Silverio Juan (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 ...
    • Towards improving OSS products selection: matching selectors and OSS communities perspectives 

      Ayala Martínez, Claudia Patricia; Cruzes, Daniela S.; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Conradi, Reidar (Springer, 2011)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Adopting OSS products is becoming an economical and strategic need for today organizations. A fundamental part of successful adoption is the informed selection of OSS products that best fit the organization needs. One of ...
    • Towards the definition of a taxonomy for the COTS product's market 

      Ayala Martínez, Claudia Patricia (2004-01-22)
      External research report
      Open Access
      The core of this research is aimed at improving the building taxonomies issues in the context of the GESSI proposal, through the start of a new line of research for analyzing in depth those aspects concerned with ...
    • Using Bayesian networks to estimate strategic indicators in the context of rapid software development 

      Manzano, Martí; Mendes, Emilia; Gómez Seoane, Cristina; Ayala Martínez, Claudia Patricia; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier (Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2018)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Background: During Rapid Software Development, a large amount of project and development data can be collected from different and heterogeneous data sources. Aims: Design a methodology to process these data and turn it ...
    • Using i* to represent OSS ecosystems for risk assessment 

      Ayala Martínez, Claudia Patricia; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; López Cuesta, Lidia; Morandini, Mirko; Susi, Angelo (CEUR-WS.org, 2013)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Open Source Software (OSS) is a strategic asset for organisations thanks to its short time-to-market, the opportunity for a reduced development effort and total cost of ownership, and its customization capabilities. OSS-based ...