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A method for evaluating rigor and industrial relevance of technology evaluations

Martin Ivarsson, Tony Gorschek
2010 Empirical Software Engineering  
This paper presents model for evaluating the rigor and industrial relevance of technology evaluations in software engineering.  ...  The findings from applying the model also show that the majority of technology evaluations in requirements engineering lack both industrial relevance and rigor.  ...  A Model for Evaluating Rigor and Industrial Relevance in Technology Evaluations A model that captures rigor and the relevance of technology evaluations in software engineering research was developed to  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10664-010-9146-4 fatcat:557ji5hbbvf7bpfroymsduadju

Towards understanding the relation between citations and research quality in software engineering studies

Jefferson Seide Molléri, Kai Petersen, Emilia Mendes
2018 Scientometrics  
In this exploratory study we aim to: (1) Investigate how consistently a scoring rubric for rigor and relevance has been used to assess research quality of software engineering studies; (2) Explore the  ...  relationship between rigor, relevance and citation count.  ...  The work of Jefferson Seide Molléri is supported by the Science Without Borders program, funded by CNPq (National Council for Scientific and Technological Development-Brazil).  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11192-018-2907-3 fatcat:oemywe2sovcylicwvo46bcr7yy

Research on Evaluation of Building Industrialization Level Based on BIM Technology

He Xiaoyu, L. Wang, V. Yepes
2021 E3S Web of Conferences  
This paper analyzes the application value of BIM technology in industrial building projects and the improvement of building industrialization level.  ...  Firstly, an evaluation index system of building industrialization level based on BIM technology is established, which consists of 4 first-level indicators and 16 second-level indicators; then, the Analytic  ...  Acknowledgement: This research was financially supported by Key Laboratory of Building Structure of Anhui Higher Education Institutes, Anhui Xinhua University (KLBSZD201902)  ... 
doi:10.1051/e3sconf/202124803056 fatcat:ips4vffbwbbbth5hmqwvpqunpa

Modeling technology innovation: How science, engineering, and industry methods can combine to generate beneficial socioeconomic impacts

Vathsala I Stone, Joseph P Lane
2012 Implementation Science  
Additionally, the integration of the Context-Input-Process-Product (CIPP) model of evaluation proactively builds relevance into STI policies and programs while sustaining rigor.  ...  Methods: This paper proposes a conceptual framework integrating all three knowledge-generating methods into a logic model, useful for planning, obtaining, and measuring the intended beneficial impacts  ...  Acknowledgments This is a work in progress at the KT4TT Center, which is funded by the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research of the US Department of Education, under grant number  ... 
doi:10.1186/1748-5908-7-44 pmid:22591638 pmcid:PMC3466157 fatcat:eq2udbjcrnhxvgrlq7zb5opgke

Design Science in Decision Support Systems Research: An Assessment using the Hevner, March, Park, and Ram Guidelines

David Arnott, Graham Pervan
2012 Journal of the AIS  
Recent reviews of DSS research have indicated a need to improve its quality and relevance.  ...  The Hevner, March, Park, and Ram's (HMPR) guidelines for the conduct and assessment of information systems design-science research, published in MIS Quarterly in 2004, provides a vehicle for assessing  ...  Acknowledgements The contribution of each author was equal. We thank the Senior Editor for his insightful comments on early drafts of the manuscript, which significantly improved the paper.  ... 
doi:10.17705/1jais.00315 fatcat:szx2d4usbbesjnfcauprsrbwfu

TOWARDS DESIGNING AN ARTEFACT EVALUATION STRATEGY FOR HUMAN FACTORS ENGINEERING: A LEAN IMPLEMENTATION MODEL CASE STUDY

Rojanette Coetzee
2019 South African Journal of Industrial Engineering  
Applying scientific methods to the evaluation of design science research artefacts is necessary to recognise the design process as design science research.  ...  Prior work has reported on this crucial evaluation component; however, limited information and guidance  ...  The RFP model for lean implementation was designed as the artefact. Problem relevance The objective of DSR is to develop technology-based solutions for important and relevant business problems.  ... 
doi:10.7166/30-3-2244 fatcat:zbjhafos2fgelkw34kfo3wynse

The Influence of Process Quality on Product Usability: A Systematic Review

Gabriel Alberto García-Mireles, Ma Ángeles Moraga, Félix García, Mario Piattini
2013 CLEI Electronic Journal  
In fact, the quality of software products depends, to a great extent, on the processes used for their development and/or maintenance.  ...  To this end, we present a systematic literature review examining the relationship between usability and software processes, which has allowed us to identify the processes that relevant studies consider  ...  e Innovación MICINN and FEDER, TIN2009-13718-C02-01).  ... 
doi:10.19153/cleiej.16.2.6 fatcat:7dkx4zi7j5fonaxqpkovltorre

Promoting Relevance in IS Research: An Informing System for Design Science Research

William Kuechler, Vijay Vaishnavi
2011 Informing Science  
The relevance gap between academic research and the world of practice is a perennial topic of discussion in all fields, including the information technology disciplines.  ...  In this article we overview the relevance gap in information technology research and then introduce design science research (DSR), first as it is practiced in multiple fields and then as it has been refined  ...  The requirement for extensive evaluation of the designed artifact is a relatively new addition to DSRIS and is not explicit in the DR methods of other information technology disciplines.  ... 
doi:10.28945/1498 fatcat:hxil3kfn4femhcfsglpzoj2zri

Design Science in Information Systems Research

Hevner, March, Park, Ram
2004 MIS Quarterly  
of these guidelines. We conclude with an analysis of the challenges of performing high-quality design-science research in the context of the broader IS community.  ...  Her research has been funded by IBM, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), National Science Foundation (NSF), National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), and the Office of Research  ...  We would particularly like to thank Brian Pentland and Steve Alter for feedback and suggestions they provided on an earlier version of this paper.  ... 
doi:10.2307/25148625 fatcat:45h64exagnfq5f4yhcyez2qdu4

Empirical research in software architecture: opportunities, challenges, and approaches

Muhammad Ali Babar, Patricia Lago, Arie Van Deursen
2011 Empirical Software Engineering  
Arie van Deursen is a full professor at Delft University of Technology, where he is heading the Software Engineering Research Group.  ...  Lionel Briand, Editor-in-Chief of Empirical Software Engineering Journal, for accepting our proposal and supporting us during the whole process of preparing this special issue.  ...  What is usually presented as evaluation is either an anecdotal claim by a technology developer based on a study with a small case or the testimonial from an industrial evangelist who is willing to vouch  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10664-011-9168-6 fatcat:y4eazzjnyvgmbg3vdodjzyyvda

An Assessment of NFC for Future Mobile Payment Systems

Jan Ondrus, Yves Pigneur
2007 International Conference on the Management of Mobile Business (ICMB 2007)  
In order to ensure the rigor of our research, we used a formal and structured approach based on multi-actor multi-criteria methods.  ...  The objective of our paper is to evaluate in a systematic manner the potential of NFC as an upcoming technology for mobile payments.  ...  Acknowledgement The work presented in this paper was supported by the National Competence Center in Research on Mobile Information and Communication Systems (NCCR MICS), a center supported by the Swiss  ... 
doi:10.1109/icmb.2007.9 dblp:conf/icmb/OndrusP07 fatcat:cv6uwfrpwffuldadvundbhfsqm

Variability in quality attributes of service-based software systems: A systematic literature review

Sara Mahdavi-Hezavehi, Matthias Galster, Paris Avgeriou
2013 Information and Software Technology  
Information and Software Technology, 55(2), 320-343. a b s t r a c t Context: Variability is the ability of a software artifact (e.g., a system, component) to be adapted for a specific context, in a preplanned  ...  The lack of tool support, the lack of practical research and evidence for the applicability of approaches to handle variability are obstacles for practitioners to adopt methods.  ...  Appendix A Tables 24-31.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.infsof.2012.08.010 fatcat:n3wgp3rxa5gdjplyo25ylvgtgq

Pesquisa acadêmica e avanços em Ciência, Tecnologia e Inovação (CT&I): uma proposta de aproximação pela Design Science

DONIZETI LEANDRO DE SOUZA, THAIS ASSIS DE SOUZA, ANDRE LUIZ ZAMBALDE
2020 Cadernos EBAPE.BR  
Por fim, são apresentados um modelo conceitual da Design Science e sua potencial utilidade para novas formas de produção científica e tecnológica, considerando os ciclos de relevância, design e rigor e  ...  ressaltando a importância do método Design Science (DSR) na condução de pesquisas orientadas pelo uso dos resultados.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The authors thank the Federal Institute of Education, Science and Technology of South of Minas Gerais -IFSULDEMINAS, the Federal University of Lavras and the National Council for Scientific  ... 
doi:10.1590/1679-395120190039 fatcat:ycuvxbo22zfl7g4nmdiy6uwfuy

Engaging Practitioners within Design Science Research: A Natural Language Processing Case Study [chapter]

Seán O'Riain, Edward Curry, Paul Buitelaar
2013 Communications in Computer and Information Science  
Where artifact design has to facilitate practitioner and research stakeholder expectations, dual leveraging of design process stages and conceived artifacts is required.  ...  Further contributions that outline artifact evolution using problem decomposition are made through integrating expert domain knowledge and design knowledge translation as part of the adapted research process  ...  SFI/08/CE/I1380 (Lion-2), and the EU FP7 MONNET project under Grant Agreement No. 248458.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-04090-5_14 fatcat:xcbic6h2jza3lksk544gpruqwm

Rigor, Relevance and Impact

Can Liu, Hamed S. Alavi, Enrico Costanza, Shumin Zhai, Wendy Mackay, Wendy Moncur
2019 Extended Abstracts of the 2019 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - CHI '19  
While quantitative research in the lab emphasizes the scientific rigor of hypothesis testing; qualitative research in the wild focuses on the understanding of the context of technologies in use, and each  ...  type of research has a correspondingly different kind of impact.  ...  a field study of tablet use in a hospital and a community engagement project for deploying sensor technology.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3290607.3311744 dblp:conf/chi/LiuACZMM19 fatcat:vcalv4e5y5dbtkpjkquhkh2tsy
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