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A micro-ethical view on computing practice

Peter Bittner, Eva Hornecker
2005 Proceedings of the 4th decennial conference on Critical computing between sense and sensibility - CC '05  
Critical computing should include a concern for the everyday work practice of IT professionals.  ...  Reconstructing the history of 'responsibility' uncovers various concepts that provide fields of tension and systematize our analysis.  ...  out the interview study on such a delicate and tricky topic in such an impressive way.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1094562.1094571 dblp:conf/critical/BittnerH05 fatcat:cq6fct3c2jgc3abxlhj4uiccky

Challenges of applying ethnography to study software practices

Carol Passos, Daniela S. Cruzes, Tore Dybå, Manoel Mendonça
2012 Proceedings of the ACM-IEEE international symposium on Empirical software engineering and measurement - ESEM '12  
Ethnography is about the adoption of a cultural lens to observe and interpret events, actions, and behaviors, ensuring that they are placed in a relevant and meaningful context.  ...  We identified five key challenges of applying ethnography to the study of software practices: (a) working in collaboration with and having something to offer to the participating company; (b) the insider  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS This work was partially supported by the scholarship from the CAPES Foundation, process number 5744-11-3 and by the National Institute of Science and Technology for Software Engineering  ... 
doi:10.1145/2372251.2372255 dblp:conf/esem/PassosCDM12 fatcat:qhaf3ws5zjg4rjd4rws6mx4izq

What is a Social Practice?

Sally Haslanger
2018 Royal Institute of Philosophy Supplement  
Intervene in the material conditions!)  ...  AbstractThis paper provides an account of social practices that reveals how they are constitutive of social agency, enable coordination around things of value, and are a site for social intervention.  ...  , David Hills, Anthony O'Hear, Carlos Pareda, Faviola Rivera, Miguel Ángel Sebastían, Kenneth Taylor, Moisés Vaca, and many others, including audiences where material in this paper was presented at the  ... 
doi:10.1017/s1358246118000085 fatcat:twpa2hjq6fcjthxu2wofwxasre

Insights from expert software design practice

Marian Petre
2009 Proceedings of the 7th joint meeting of the European software engineering conference and the ACM SIGSOFT symposium on The foundations of software engineering on European software engineering conference and foundations of software engineering symposium - ESEC/FSE '09  
Finally, it will open discussion on the tensions between observed software design practices and received methodology in software engineering.  ...  This paper will present a series of observations from empirical studies of expert software designers, and will draw on examples from actual professional practice.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The author is profoundly grateful to the expert software designers and teams, without whom the paper would not be possible, and to their companies which permitted access.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1595696.1595731 dblp:conf/sigsoft/Petre09 fatcat:atkytzzm4jf6vinq3xuwxb64vu

Relationally Reflexive Practice

Paul Hibbert, John Sillince, Thomas Diefenbach, Ann L. Cunliffe
2014 Organizational Research Methods  
In this paper we explain how the development of new organization theory faces several mutually reinforcing problems, which collectively suppress generative debate and the creation of new and alternative  ...  We argue that this stance can improve our abilities for generative theorising in the field of management and organization studies.  ...  Action researchers such as Mason (2012) and Reason and Bradbury (2001) argue for the development of emerging theorizations clearly situated in the research context, in conversation with participants  ... 
doi:10.1177/1094428114524829 fatcat:ydtient7qbhutlmtq2rrevvmnm

Brahms: simulating practice for work systems design

1998 International Journal of Human-Computer Studies  
Applications of Brahms could also include system requirements analysis, instruction, implementing software agents, and a workbench for relating cognitive and social theories of human behavior.  ...  Choices of what and how to communicate are dependent upon social beliefs and behaviors-what people know about each other's activities, intentions, and capabilities and their understanding of the norms  ...  ) and a theory of how changes in jobs and technology will transform one work practice into another.  ... 
doi:10.1006/ijhc.1998.0229 fatcat:nkud37ihzffyzhi3ypiz7hsyom

DASP: A Framework for Driving the Adoption of Software Security Practices [article]

Enrique Larios-Vargas, Omar Elazhary, Soroush Yousefi, Derek Lowlind, Michael L. W. Vliek, Margaret-Anne Storey
2022 arXiv   pre-print
Implementing software security practices is a critical concern in modern software development.  ...  To understand and address this problem further, we propose DASP, a framework for diagnosing and driving the adoption of software security practices among developers.  ...  James Gibson for his remarkable insights in behavioral psychology at the beginning of our study, and the members of the CHISEL group at UVic for their invaluable feedback.  ... 
arXiv:2205.12388v1 fatcat:ihga2s6rsbg7raeuqzltidjwya

Analyzing the Impact of Beliefs in Software Project Practices

Carol Passos, Ana Paula Braun, Daniela S. Cruzes, Manoel Mendonca
2011 2011 International Symposium on Empirical Software Engineering and Measurement  
Its main contribution is on the understanding of creation and evolution of technical beliefs, and in studying its use for team practices improvement in the software engineering industry.  ...  Software engineers applying practices are influenced by these and they are inevitably taken on board in the adoption of a particular technology or practice.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT This work was partially supported by the National Institute of Science and Technology for Software Engineering (INES), funded by CNPq, grant 573964/2008-4.  ... 
doi:10.1109/esem.2011.63 dblp:conf/esem/PassosBCM11 fatcat:6nci2ejprzfefpgiyd23b2hi6u

Model driven architecture: Principles and practice

Alan W. Brown
2004 Journal of Software and Systems Modeling  
The paper concludes with a set of recommendations for how MDA can be successful in practice.  ...  in practice.  ...  The work reported in this paper has been carried out by a number of people, and it is my pleasure to acknowledge their contribution.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10270-004-0061-2 fatcat:fp222p7ay5fd7lltlzw6zdemri

A Security Practices Evaluation Framework

Patrick Morrison
2015 2015 IEEE/ACM 37th IEEE International Conference on Software Engineering  
the collection of software development context factors, practice adherence, and security outcomes.  ...  SP-EF is a measurement framework that includes repeatable instructions for identifying the use of these practices, recording the context of the team using the practices, and measuring the security outcomes  ...  Further development of the structural model and its constructs, and the measurement model metrics and their measurement and collection should provide further insight into the software development and usage  ... 
doi:10.1109/icse.2015.296 dblp:conf/icse/Morrison15 fatcat:oghtjdeecbednhf5bzrwy22f5i

Ajibade, P. (2018). Technology acceptance model limitations and criticisms: Exploring the practical applications and use in technology-related studies, mixed-method, and qualitative researches. Library Philosophy & Practice

Patrick Ajibade
2020 Figshare  
The TAM limitations, critiques and criticism were presented based on the literature review, the model suitability and practical application of the model within enterprises and institutional context.  ...  The core argument is that staff IT proficiency and experiences promote the ease of use of technology, while technology acceptance and intention is moderated by the company's rules, policy, and IT guidelines  ...  Acknowledgement The financial assistance of the National Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences-Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (NIHSS-CODESRIA) towards this  ... 
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.12613514 fatcat:uckuw6zvznhnvgt3no6iogc3nm

Managerial Practices for Increasing Perceived Fairness in Interorganizational Projects

Bhaskar Prasad
2011 Open Management Journal  
It emphasizes the importance of attending to the multiple dimensions of perceived fairness in the concesption and execution of these managerial practices.  ...  The paper is based on a literature review and a dyadic case study on an innovative development project. The analysis shows how perceived fairness can be stimulated by managerial practices.  ...  We have mainly used the study of Bstieler (2006) 5. The principle of dialogical reasoning The contextual inquiry was performed with the intention of being open to new insights in the project.  ... 
doi:10.2174/1874948801104010028 fatcat:zeapcm5pmngd5gokrngmzvsw3y

Understanding the gap between software process practices and actual practice in very small companies

Mary-Luz Sánchez-Gordón, Rory V. O'Connor
2015 Software quality journal  
This paper reports on a grounded theory to study into software developers' use of software development process in actual practice in the specific context of very small companies.  ...  The findings in this study give an insight towards the work products as they relate to software development process practices in very small companies and the important factors that must be considered to  ...  Section 4 describes how it was applied in this study, and section 5  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11219-015-9282-6 fatcat:jh5ba7brvnav7cczafspxzn7im

Understanding interaction design practices

Elizabeth Goodman, Erik Stolterman, Ron Wakkary
2011 Proceedings of the 2011 annual conference on Human factors in computing systems - CHI '11  
In part one of this paper, we describe the mismatch between HCI research and interaction design practices.  ...  In part two, we discuss methodological and theoretical changes in research practice that might support the goal of integrating HCI research with interaction design practices.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS Research contributing to this paper was funded by a National Foundation Graduate Fellowship and an Intel Corporation PhD Fellowship.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1978942.1979100 dblp:conf/chi/GoodmanSW11 fatcat:t6bma7w7fnbbjewycwrvsvxgyq

Interpersonal Conflicts During Code Review: Developers' Experience and Practices

Pavlína Wurzel Gonçalves, Gül Çalikli, Alberto Bacchelli
2022 Zenodo  
Moreover, the analysis provided insights on how strongly conflicts during code review and its context (i.e., code, developer, team, organization) are intertwined.  ...  Code review consists of manual inspection, discussion, and judgment of source code by developers other than the code's author.  ...  Wurzel Gonçalves and A. Bacchelli gratefully acknowledge the support of the Swiss National Science Foundation through the SNF Project No. PP00P2_170529.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.5851633 fatcat:4stknhub45boxbzfjipt5sp5wq
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