Publications


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1- A Repository of Agile Method Fragments
Authors: Hesam Chiniforooshan, Eric Yu
Published in: Proceedings of the International Conference of Software Processes (ICSP), Germany, 2010, Springer.
Description: The paper gives an overall introduction to the repository, and in-detail explains how we collected the data, how analyzed them, and how represented them in tabular and graphical formats.

2- Capitalizing on Empirical Evidence during Agile Adoption
Authors: Hesam Chiniforooshan, Eric Yu, Maria C. Annosi
Published in: Proceedings of the Agile Conference, USA, Orlando, 2010, IEEE Publications.
Description: The paper gives an introduction to the repository, and reports an experience of using the repository's knowledge by a software company, which was going to adopt agile. The paper explains who the empirical knowledge of the repository helped process/project managers to gain a more realistic understanding of their candidate agile method fragments, and find adequacies and insufficiencies of agile for their organization.

3- Situational Evaluation of Method Fragments: an Evidence-Based Goal-Oriented Approach
Authors: Hesam Chiniforooshan, Eric Yu, Jordi Cabot
Published in: Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on Advanced Information System Engineering (CAiSE), Tunisia, 2010, Springer.
Description: The paper introduces a framework for evaluating to what extent a software process can meet its promised objectives when it gets deployed in a particular organization/project setting. The proposed framework is based on the evidence-based repository of this portal.