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Don't make a mess of software subcontracting! [chapter]

Danilo Assmann, Teade Punter
2003 Collaborative Systems for Production Management  
In this paper the authors analyse these existing methods and propose a 'best-off' approach: the so-called MASS: Method for Assessing Software Subcontractors.  ...  Keywords Subcontracting, software component development, subcontractor selection, procurement, Euro Method. H. S. Jagdev et al. (eds.), Collaborative Systems for Production Management  ...  This makes the existing methods not particularly suitable for selecting subcontractors in software application development.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-35698-3_42 fatcat:lelk2k3diff4vn3sc5jdifr5qe

Combining Design by Contract and Inference Rules of Programming Logic towards Software Reliability

Nuha Aldausari, Cui Zhang, Jun Dai
2018 Proceedings of the 15th International Joint Conference on e-Business and Telecommunications  
To address this issue, a tool named Subcontractor has been developed.  ...  The contracts for object-oriented programs are defined in terms of preconditions and postconditions for methods as well as invariants for classes.  ...  INTRODUCTION A plethora of applications are created every day; however, 64% of developers are not confident in their applications' security according to Bill Gates at RSA conference in 2005 (Gates, 2005  ... 
doi:10.5220/0006849605300537 dblp:conf/icete/AldausariZD18 fatcat:4fmt5cir7ram5jyn2xojkwthly

Predicting Subcontractor Performance Using Web-Based Evolutionary Fuzzy Neural Networks

Chien-Ho Ko
2013 The Scientific World Journal  
Application results show that the proposed EFNNs surpass FL and NNs in predicting subcontractor performance.  ...  This study develops web-based Evolutionary Fuzzy Neural Networks (EFNNs) to predict subcontractor performance.  ...  The author would also like to thank the graduate student Yu-Xian Lin who helped in programming the web-based software.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2013/729525 pmid:23864830 pmcid:PMC3705785 fatcat:g3n5wmnccjh5lfbmci3eja2wmq

Suggested Mathematical Model for Specialized Subcontractor Prequalification Scrutiny and Ultimately the Performance Prediction

Mr. Mangesh M. Kapote, Prof. Dr. S. S. Pimplikar
2014 IOSR Journal of Mechanical and Civil Engineering  
A large portion of the work done in construction projects is carried out by subcontractors. Thus it is very much essential to select a right subcontractor for project's success.  ...  Based on dependent, independent variables and their correlation, Weighted Point Score Method for prequalification scrutiny of subcontractor is suggested here with a Logistic Regression (LR) approach which  ...  for the developed model.  ... 
doi:10.9790/1684-11364351 fatcat:czoco4nhn5f6hcbkv6k5tokg2y

Considering Subcontractors in Distributed Scrum Teams [chapter]

Jakub Rudzki, Imed Hammouda, Tuomas Mikkola, Karri Mustonen, Tarja Systä
2010 Agility Across Time and Space  
In this chapter we present our experiences with working with subcontractors in distributed Scrum teams. The context of our experiences is a medium size software service provider company.  ...  We present the way the subcontractors are selected and how Scrum practices can be used in real-life projects.  ...  Practical Implications We have discussed a real-life subcontractor selection process used in a software service company.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-12442-6_16 fatcat:x3pwmyvmi5d37hv3izwdf6ydbi

Application of Subcontractor Selection Using Analytical Hierarchy Process Method in Ritz Garment

Muthia Ramadhani, Yuanita Handayati
2020 KnE Social Sciences  
This research was conducted in Ritz Garment to determine the level of importance of the criteria and sub-criteria that are used for subcontractor selection for Ritz Garment, assess the performance of current  ...  From the result of this research that is conducted using AHP method with the Expert Choice software, level of importance for each criterion and alternatives are obtained.  ...  Owner, manager, and employees of Ritz Garment as the researched company for giving permission and providing resources to complete the paper. 2.  ... 
doi:10.18502/kss.v4i6.6617 fatcat:bljq3l7pcfhldf7kowi2jej6te

Page 599 of American Society of Civil Engineers. Collected Journals Vol. 114, Issue 4 [page]

1989 American Society of Civil Engineers. Collected Journals  
The schedule will aid the project superintendent as a goal-setting device for project com- pletion. Excellent software packages exist for project scheduling by the critical path method.  ...  Word Processing One of the most useful methods of speeding up production in the front office is to put a computer with word processing software in the office of the secretary.  ... 

Are software engineers' responses to incomplete requirements related to project characteristics?

Ozlem Albayrak, Duygu Albayrak, Tuna Kilic
2009 2009 Second International Conference on the Applications of Digital Information and Web Technologies  
Software requirements quality affects software product quality. For high-quality software products, software requirements must be complete.  ...  We conduct an empirical study to determine whether the number of explicit assumptions made by software engineers is related to a project's characteristics.  ...  The directors later submitted the question used in [18] , Appendix A, and selected project managers who directed the question to the software engineers.  ... 
doi:10.1109/icadiwt.2009.5273869 fatcat:cdqgsf6nnzfpzadx3so4e3isdy


2015 Journal of Civil Engineering and Management  
The proposed approach is applied to a problem of selecting the most appropriate subcontractor to be worked with in an international construction project.  ...  This paper proposes an integrated decision approach, which employs analytic hierarchy process (AHP) and preference ranking organization method for enrichment evaluations (PROMETHEE) together, for the subcontractor  ...  Luu and Sher (2006) developed a case-based reasoning procurement advisory system for subcontractor selection.  ... 
doi:10.3846/13923730.2014.948910 fatcat:mpu4zwysfjaajgw7ktq25ztcai

Development of cognitive approach to the organization of business processes in virtual machine-building enterprises within Industry 4.0

Khudhair Abed Thamer
2020 Eastern-European Journal of Enterprise Technologies  
Method for providing an alternative choice of subcontractors in the organization of virtual production The essence of the method is to develop a community of software and hardware agents that automatically  ...  The software agent will select subcontractors, as well as distribute production orders between them, taking into account the features and capabilities of each subcontractor.  ... 
doi:10.15587/1729-4061.2020.196371 fatcat:l7fw46lqqzdqnjz24kqowg76te

On-Site Subcontractor Evaluation Method Based on Lean Principles and Partnering Practices

Sergio Maturana, Luis Fernando Alarcón, Pedro Gazmuri, Mladen Vrsalovic
2007 Journal of Management in Engineering  
The results of the application of the method in two case studies are discussed.  ...  New subcontractor management methods and tools are being developed and tested as part of a collaborative research project led by the Catholic University Production Management Center with the participation  ...  in the participating firms.  ... 
doi:10.1061/(asce)0742-597x(2007)23:2(67) fatcat:2jiluz4lfbgkljue5uhbvc7aui

BIM tool development enhancing collaborative scheduling for pre-construction

Mikael Viklund Tallgren, Mattias Roupé, Mikael Johansson, Petra Bosch-Sijtsema
2020 Journal of Information Technology in Construction  
In addition, these developed tools and methods are seldom developed from the user's point of view.  ...  To solve these issues for pre-construction planning; new planning processes, methods and tools have been developed over the last decade.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The research is funded by the Development Fund of the Swedish Construction Industry (SBUF).  ... 
doi:10.36680/j.itcon.2020.022 fatcat:3usk4sp5hnhglbtwlqpcq5b52e

Supplier pre-qualification method for the Portuguese construction industry

Beatriz Miguel Duarte, Sérgio Dinis Sousa
2020 Procedia Manufacturing  
The paper describes the development of a simple and fast supply chain partner pre-qualification method, which corresponds to a questionnaire, an automatic assessment, and a classification method.  ...  This work's purpose was to study a construction organization's needs and, thus, develop a method of supplier qualification, capable of matching best practices while responding to the company's specific  ...  Acknowledgements This work has been supported by FCT -Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia within the R&D Units Project Scope: UIDB/00319/2020.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.promfg.2020.10.237 fatcat:4c6ipffemfefboo3knynrwr734

Could Global Software Development Benefit from Agile Methods?

Maria Paasivaara, Casper Lassenius
2006 2006 IEEE International Conference on Global Software Engineering (ICGSE'06)  
We also intend to test the use of agile principles in globally distributed student projects developing software for industrial clients.  ...  We present our plans for research in companies using agile methods in their distributed projects.  ...  By using purposeful selection [14] a group of 2-4 case companies using agile methods in their distributed projects will be selected for the study.  ... 
doi:10.1109/icgse.2006.261222 dblp:conf/icgse/PaasivaaraL06 fatcat:5lbksjttdvc27k7kmkvulyp5mu

Optimizing the Time Performance of Subcontractors in Building Projects

Andy K.W Ng, Andrew D.F Price
2010 Construction Economics and Building  
A list of critical site coordination problems caused by main contractors that had adversely influence to the time performance of subcontractors was prepared.  ...  of subcontractor.  ...  NeuroShell2 software was selected for this study. A three-layer back-propagation paradigm neural network model was used to analyse the data.  ... 
doi:10.5130/ajceb.v10i1-2.1591 fatcat:dl5u37n3yfbulcood6abwnckxa
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