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    • Actionable software metrics: An industrial perspective 

      Ram, Prabhat; Rodríguez, Pilar; Oivo, Markku; Martínez Fernández, Silverio Juan; Bagnato, Alessandra; Choras, Michal; Kozik, Rafal; Aaramaa, Sanja; Ahola, Milla (Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2020)
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      Background: Practitioners would like to take action based on software metrics, as long as they find them reliable. Existing literature explores how metrics can be made reliable, but remains unclear if there are other ...
    • Continuously assessing and improving software quality with software analytics tools: a case study 

      Martínez Fernández, Silverio Juan; Vollmer, Anna Maria; Jedlitschka, Andreas; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; López Cuesta, Lidia; Ram, Prabhat; Rodríguez, Pilar; Aaramaa, Sanja; Bagnato, Alessandra; Choras, Michal; Partanen, Jari (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019-05-17)
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      In the last decade, modern data analytics technologies have enabled the creation of software analytics tools offering real-time visualization of various aspects related to software development and usage. These tools seem ...
    • Data-driven and tool-supported elicitation of quality requirements in agile companies 

      Oriol Hilari, Marc; Martínez Fernández, Silverio Juan; Behutiye, Woubshet; Farré Tost, Carles; Kozik, Rafal; Seppänen, Pertti; Vollmer, Anna Maria; Rodríguez, Pilar; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Aaramaa, Sanja; Abhervé, Antonin; Choras, Michal; Partanen, Jari (2020)
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      Quality requirements (QRs) are a key artifact needed to ensure the quality and success of a software system. Despite their importance, QRs rarely get the same degree of attention as their functional counterpart in agile ...
    • Data-driven elicitation of quality requirements in agile companies 

      Oriol Hilari, Marc; Seppänen, Pertti; Behutiye, Woubshet; Farré Tost, Carles; Kozik, Rafal; Martinez Fernandez, Silverio; Rodríguez, Pilar; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Aaramaa, Sanja; Abhervé, Antonin; Choras, Michal; Partanen, Jari (Springer, 2019)
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      Quality Requirements (QRs) are a key artifact to ensure the quality and success of a software system. Despite its importance, QRs have not reached the same degree of attention as its functional counterparts, especially in ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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. ...
    • How can quality awareness support rapid software development?: a research preview 

      Guzmán, Liliana; Oriol Hilari, Marc; Rodríguez, Pilar; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Jedlitschka, Andreas; Oivo, Markku (Springer, 2017)
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      Context and Motivation: Rapid software development (RSD) refers to the organizational capability to develop, release, and learn from software in rapid cycles without compromising its quality. To achieve RSD, it is essential ...
    • 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)
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      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 ...
    • 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)
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      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), ...
    • Practical experiences and value of applying software analytics to manage quality 

      Vollmer, Anna Maria; Martinez Fernandez, Silverio; Bagnato, Alessandra; Partanen, Jari; López Cuesta, Lidia; Rodríguez, Pilar (IEEE Press, 2019)
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      Background: Despite the growth in the use of software analytics platforms in industry, little empirical evidence is available about the challenges that practitioners face and the value that these platforms provide. Aim: ...
    • Quality-aware Rapid Software Development Project: The Q-Rapids Project 

      Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; López Cuesta, Lidia; Martinez Fernandez, Silverio; Oriol Hilari, Marc; Rodríguez, Pilar; Trendowicz, Adam (Springer, 2019)
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      Software quality poses continuously new challenges in software development, including aspects related to both software development and system usage, which significantly impact the success of software systems. The Q-Rapids ...
    • 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)
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      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 ...