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Support for comprehensive reuse

V.R. Basili, H.D. Rombach
1991 Software Engineering Journal  
Reuse of products, processes and other knowledge will be the key to enable the software industry to achieve the dramatic improvement in productivity and quality required to satisfy the anticipated growing  ...  In this paper, we introduce a comprehensive framework of models, model-based characterization schemes, and support mechanisms for better understanding, evaluating, planning,and supporting all aspects of  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS We thank all our colleagues and graduate students who contributed  ... 
doi:10.1049/sej.1991.0032 fatcat:3edxmuxfereixh3rzayyrsit5m

A systematic reuse process for automated acceptance tests: Construction and elementary evaluation

Mohsin Irshad, Kai Petersen
2021 e-Informatica Software Engineering Journal  
Objective: To propose and evaluate a cost-effective systematic reuse process for automated acceptance tests.  ...  Results: The process consists of eleven activities that support development for reuse, development with reuse, and assessment of the costs and benefits of reuse.  ...  The methods provided in the review study on cost-avoidance through reuse were identified for capturing reuse costs of AATs [15] . Phase 3: Tailor existing method.  ... 
doi:10.37190/e-inf210107 fatcat:np6nfqbawfclzgwdaglwahoa2y

What software reuse benefits have been transferred to the industry? A systematic mapping study

José L. Barros-Justo, Fernando Pinciroli, Santiago Matalonga, Nelson Martínez-Araujo
2018 Information and Software Technology  
Conclusions: The literature analyzed presents a lack of empirical data, making it difficult to evaluate the effective transfer of benefits to the industry.  ...  The application of systematic reuse was reported in 78% of the papers. Regarding the research type, 50% use evaluation research as the investigation method.  ...  Acknowledgments We would like to thank the following people: Ania Cravero and Marcela Genero who reviewed the protocol and offered interesting insights about avoiding validity threats; Iván García and  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.infsof.2018.06.003 fatcat:t6ygyzwxfzh75hpzu2act5zhxi

Reusing Requirements in Global Software Engineering [chapter]

Juan Manuel Carrillo de Gea, Joaquín Nicolás, José Luis Fernández Alemán, Ambrosio Toval, A. Vizcaíno, Christof Ebert
2013 Managing Requirements Knowledge  
By means of knowledge management (KM), software development organisations might obtain certain potential benefits: decrease the development time and cost of software projects, avoid mistakes and reduce  ...  Both GSE and requirements reuse are therefore relevant approaches for the software industry. As far as we know, however, there are no proposals which tackle both GSE and requirements reuse together.  ...  Acknowledgments This work has been funded by the PEGASO/PANGEA project (TIN2009-13718-C02-02), the ORIGIN Integrated Project (IDI-2010043 (1-5)) and the ENGLOBAS Project (PII2I09-0147-8235).  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-34419-0_8 fatcat:vxrd2eykvbbqblk6kibvbh4taa

Live capture and reuse of project knowledge in construction organisations

Hai Chen Tan, Pat Carrillo, Chimay Anumba, John M Kamara, Dino Bouchlaghem, Chika Udeaja
2006 Knowledge Management Research & Practice  
It is important that the knowledge generated on construction projects is captured and shared between project team members for continuous improvement, to prevent the 'reinvention of the wheel' and to avoid  ...  To address this, it is crucial for knowledge to be captured 'live' in a collaborative environment while the project is being executed and presented in a format that will facilitate its reuse during and  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank EPSRC and industrial collaborators for their collaboration on this project.  ... 
doi:10.1057/palgrave.kmrp.8500097 fatcat:akp4ezkoi5g2rcvtmxe2jhyupq

Design Reuse in Manufacturing and Services*

John E. Ettlie, Matthew Kubarek
2008 The Journal of product innovation management  
the success and failure of organizations coping in rugged landscapes.  ...  aggregation issues might lead research into areas that help explain how complex systems realize their full self-organizing potential and why corporate strategy considerations, alone, have failed to explain  ...  Product or service innovativeness was captured using an item from the literature (e.g., Ettlie and Rubenstein, 1987; Ettlie and Subramaniam, 2004) : ''Was the product/service . . .. . ...?''  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1540-5885.2008.00314.x fatcat:c6seulmgkbcapj3wpn3vb6f7lq

Software Reuse: Survey and Research Directions

Yongbeom Kim, Edward A. Stohr
1998 Journal of Management Information Systems  
However, software reuse has not been as effective as expected and has not been very broadly or systematically used in industry.  ...  A Framework for Software Reuse FRAMEWORKS CAN BE USED TO ORGANIZE the existing literature on software reuse, to evaluate trends, and to point to areas needing further study.  ...  rate, R and the dollar benefits due to cost avoidance, RCA: Reuse cost avoidance, RCA = DCA + SCA Development cost avoidance, DCA = RSI * (1-b) * (Cost per LOC) Service cost avoidance, SCA = RSI * (Error  ... 
doi:10.1080/07421222.1998.11518188 fatcat:pqsz6z4wyva3lam6bdkvv3eqnq

The importance of documentation, design and reuse in risk management for SPL

Luanna Lopes Lobato, Pádraig O'Leary, Eduardo Santana de Almeida, Sílvio Romero de Lemos Meira
2010 Proceedings of the 28th ACM International Conference on Design of Communication - SIGDOC '10  
Insights into RM documentation were identified in a systematic literature review in RM for SPL and through two SPL projects, where the risks were anticipated and resolved.  ...  Thus, we have identified risk and the mitigation strategies to avoid them.  ...  This work was partially supported by the National Institute of Science and Technology for Software Engineering (INES 1 ), funded by CNPq and FACEPE, grants 573964/2008-4 and APQ-1037-1.03/08.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1878450.1878475 dblp:conf/sigdoc/LobatoOAM10 fatcat:achelcugdzdflm7gqxjrrxpak4

Toward a Theory of Knowledge Reuse: Types of Knowledge Reuse Situations and Factors in Reuse Success

2001 Journal of Management Information Systems  
Their primary problems are capturing appropriate information (especially about de- sign rationale) and searching through the record to find what they need.  ...  Evaluating opportunities for design capture. In T.P. Moran, and J.M. Carroll (eds.), Design Rationale: Concepts, Techniques & Use. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, 1996, pp. 453-470. 32.  ... 
doi:10.1080/07421222.2001.11045671 fatcat:e5tjvoncffgepjapqj6md6e2dq

An Ecological View on Software Reuse

Laura Diana RADU
2018 Informatică economică  
The most important benefits are increased productivity, reduced costs, better and easier maintenance, decreased development lead times and the improved quality of software products.  ...  Successful reuse depends on several technical and non-technical factors.  ...  [12] identified the following two categories: product reuse and process reuse, depending on the reused Domain analysis • Specific domain information is identified and captured.  ... 
doi:10.12948/issn14531305/22.3.2018.07 fatcat:mxhxmpzb4nbe7j5ryad46cf5qy

Towards a Maturity Model for a Reuse Incremental Adoption

Vinicius Cardoso Garcia, Daniel Lucrédio, Alexandre Alvaro, Eduardo Santana de Almeida, Renata Pontin de Mattos Fortes, Silvio Romero de Lemos Meira
2007 Brazilian Symposium on Software Components, Architectures and Reuse  
Systematic reuse offers the greatest potential for significant gains in software development productivity and quality. Organizations are looking for ways to develop a software reuse program.  ...  However, the reuse practices have mostly been ad hoc, and the potential benefits of reuse have never been fully realized.  ...  Acknowledgment This work is partially supported by Fundac ¸ão de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado da Bahia (FAPESB) -Brazil, process number: 674/2005; and CompGov: Biblioteca Compartilhada de Componentes para  ... 
dblp:conf/sbcars/GarciaLAAFM07 fatcat:a7pfihsperhbpnwjbz4rj3w5rq

Water reuse in Iran with an emphasis on potable reuse

Masoud Kayhanian, George Tchobanoglous
2016 Scientia Iranica. International Journal of Science and Technology  
and (6) the bene ts expected from potable reuse program in Iran.  ...  including lessons learned, (4) brief summary of key implementation components of a successful potable reuse program, and (5) special challenges and barriers on implementation of potable reuse in Iran,  ...  Acknowledgements The authors greatly acknowledge the support and help provided by Dr. Vafai, Editor-in-Chief, and the journal o ce sta to make this e ort a reality.  ... 
doi:10.24200/sci.2016.2231 fatcat:bpnkbox3yvhili6jlygxc7mwua

The business case for software reuse

J. S. Poulin, J. M. Caruso, D. R. Hancock
1993 IBM Systems Journal  
We first introduce software reuse concepts and examine the cost-benefit trade-offs of software reuse investments.  ...  We define reuse metrics that distinguish the savings and benefits from those already gained through accepted software engineering techniques.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors thank the IBM Corporate Reuse Council for assistance with many of the concepts described in this paper and for supplying much of the data for examples.  ... 
doi:10.1147/sj.324.0567 fatcat:m7de4orqk5b4notfxddcytlevi

Reusing empirical knowledge during cloud computing adoption [article]

Mahdi Fahmideh, Ghassan Beydoun
2020 arXiv   pre-print
The cloud migration body of knowledge, although is useful, is dispersed over the current literature.  ...  The repository is further utilized during the systematic goal-obstacle elaboration of given cloud migration scenarios. The applicability of the proposed framework is also demonstrated.  ...  The repository has been identified through an extensive review of published studies and experience reports in the literature.  ... 
arXiv:2004.11268v1 fatcat:k7ffy5te4bdtxgxxr3hnssodmq

A model for reusing service knowledge based on an empirical case

S. Ahmed-Kristensen, G. Vianello
2014 Research in Engineering Design  
This paper describes a case study from the oil industry investigating the transfer of knowledge within the service phase and also between the service and design phases.  ...  The reuse of knowledge and information arising from the different phases of a product's lifecycle is crucial for a company in order to achieve competitive advantage.  ...  After having identified criteria for evaluating knowledge management through the literature survey, the research project focused upon the investigation of the knowledge relevant for service engineers and  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00163-014-0184-6 fatcat:ujgafao4gfgdlgw7bqfen2edhu
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