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Architectural Design Decisions in Open Software Development: A Transition to Software Ecosystems

Meiru Che, Dewayne E. Perry
2014 2014 23rd Australian Software Engineering Conference  
In addition, we discuss major challenges of managing ADDs for software ecosystems, and we also propose possible directions in research to solve the problems.  ...  aspects that should be considered for managing ADDs in the context of software ecosystem.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT This research is supported in part by NSF CISE Grants IIS-0438967 and CCF-0820251.  ... 
doi:10.1109/aswec.2014.37 dblp:conf/aswec/CheP14 fatcat:tin6eknnd5cexatojqwdspdkdu

Requirements engineering in open innovation: a research agenda

Johan Linåker, Björn Regnell, Hussan Munir
2015 Proceedings of the 2015 International Conference on Software and System Process - ICSSP 2015  
In response we build on and advance an earlier proposed software engineering framework for fostering OI, focusing on stakeholder management, when to open up, and prioritization and release planning.  ...  To facilitate this shift Requirements Engineering (RE) needs to be adapted in order to manage the increase and complexity of new requirements sources as well as networks of stakeholders.  ...  Stakeholder Management The influx of new and unknown stakeholders may introduce conflicting interests and strategies, which may diminish a firm's own impact in regards to feature selection and control  ... 
doi:10.1145/2785592.2795370 dblp:conf/ispw/LinakerRM15 fatcat:46622ic755cpvbe2idjw2vc6ha

Requirements negotiation model: A social oriented approach for software ecosystems evolution

George Valenca
2013 2013 21st IEEE International Requirements Engineering Conference (RE)  
In this context, appropriately handling Requirements Engineering is a success factor for Software Platform Management.  ...  It aims to present an insightful reasoning on how requirements negotiation collaborates to ecosystem's health and success, defining negotiation strategies along Software Ecosystem evolution considering  ...  We consider this process is a relevant challenge for the social dimension of an ecosystem and we believe in its direct impact on SECO's success. II.  ... 
doi:10.1109/re.2013.6636763 dblp:conf/re/Valenca13 fatcat:p2php6pzynae5e5bu7b35hasj4

Continuous clarification and emergent requirements flows in open-commercial software ecosystems

Eric Knauss, Aminah Yussuf, Kelly Blincoe, Daniela Damian, Alessia Knauss
2016 Requirements Engineering  
While such openness supports project and reputation management, it also brings requirements engineering-related challenges within the ecosystem, such as managing dynamic, emergent contributions from the  ...  In this paper, we report from a study of requirements communication and management practices within IBM Ò 's Collaborative Lifecycle Management Ò product development ecosystem. Our research used  ...  of Victoria, IBM research, and the Division of Software Engineering in Gothenburg.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00766-016-0259-1 fatcat:r2obaidfq5c2jp3ao55eb2pxlu

Software Requirements Negotiation: A Review on Challenges

Shamsu Abdullahi, Musa Ahmed Zayyad, Naziru Yusuf, Lawal Idris Bagiwa, Amina Nura, Abubakar Zakari, Babangida Dansambo
2021 International Journal of Innovative Computing  
The identified challenges are decision-making, communication, performance, managing requirement changes, and conflict resolution.  ...  The output of a requirement negotiation is a set of satisfied requirements of two or more parties. In this paper, we present a systematic review of requirements negotiation challenges.  ...  Paper Selection Strategy This subsection presents the three phases of the study selection strategy. the phases are depicted in Figure 1 .  Phase 1: In the first phase, the 917 studies identified in the  ... 
doi:10.11113/ijic.v11n1.264 fatcat:aegxtn3tmbdgdjbcdkwt6z3qxu

Issues and challenges in ecosystems for federated embedded systems

Efi Papatheocharous, Jakob Axelsson, Jesper Andrersson
2013 Proceedings of the First International Workshop on Software Engineering for Systems-of-Systems - SESoS '13  
In the paper, we identify some architectural challenges and discuss the implications of scaling from a closed ecosystem to an open one, providing open collaboration and innovation in the context of FES  ...  Ecosystems for Federated Embedded Systems (EcoFES) comprise a new area of research that scales componentbased software development for embedded software into new dimensions.  ...  This research was funded by VINNOVA, the Swedish Agency for Innovation Systems (grant no. 2012-03782).  ... 
doi:10.1145/2489850.2489854 dblp:conf/ecoop/PapatheocharousAA13 fatcat:mv4ecaz47fej7ooqntog7g6w6i

Competition and collaboration in requirements engineering: A case study of an emerging software ecosystem

George Valenca, Carina Alves, Virginia Heimann, Slinger Jansen, Sjaak Brinkkemper
2014 2014 IEEE 22nd International Requirements Engineering Conference (RE)  
Power disputes, volatile roles and mismatches in release synchronisation are also aspects observed in the studied software ecosystem.  ...  We investigate the impacts of their tightening partnership on software product management, with a focus on requirements engineering practices.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT We are grateful to the participants from the studied companies for sharing their experiences and providing valuable information to this study.  ... 
doi:10.1109/re.2014.6912289 dblp:conf/re/ValencaAHJB14 fatcat:vrn4q6x5ovapzi3jekkf5uzcla

Software Ecosystems Governance - A Systematic Literature Review and Research Agenda

Carina Alves, Joyce Oliveira, Slinger Jansen
2017 Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems  
Selecting appropriate governance mechanisms is a key problem involved in the management of proprietary and open source ecosystems.  ...  The governance of software ecosystems requires a careful balance of control and autonomy given to players.  ...  The challenge of selecting ecosystem governance strategies that contributes towards the ecosystem health has driven us to conduct a systematic literature review.  ... 
doi:10.5220/0006269402150226 dblp:conf/iceis/AlvesOJ17 fatcat:fgxahgxp4vcqjhhk5ysofnf7oe

Climbing the "Stairway to Heaven": Evolving From Agile Development to Continuous Deployment of Software [chapter]

Helena Holmström Olsson, Jan Bosch
2014 Continuous Software Engineering  
Finally, the transition towards R&D as an innovation system requires careful ecosystem management in order to align internal business strategies with the dynamics of a competitive business ecosystem.  ...  Characteristic for all transitions is the critical alignment of internal and external processes in order to fully maximize the benefits as provided by the business ecosystem of which a company is part.  ...  Finally, the transition towards R&D as an innovation system requires careful ecosystem management in order to align internal business strategies with the dynamics of a competitive business ecosystem [  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-11283-1_2 fatcat:dyzwuk6stvbttkk25wtpegxbuy

Requirements Analysis and Management for Benefiting Openness

Johan Linaker, Krzysztof Wnuk
2016 2016 IEEE 24th International Requirements Engineering Conference Workshops (REW)  
In this work, we suggest a model for analyzing and managing requirements that is designed in the context of OSS and SECOs, including the advances and challenges that it brings.  ...  Requirements Engineering has recently been greatly influenced by the way how firms use Open Source Software (OSS) and Software Ecosystems (SECOs) as a part of their product development and business models  ...  In this vision paper, we propose a model for managing requirements that helps to benefit from openness and responds to previously outlined challenges.  ... 
doi:10.1109/rew.2016.062 dblp:conf/re/LinakerW16 fatcat:evpygwc3fnd43lav2k272cvu4a

Demography of Startup Software Companies: An Empirical Investigation on the Success and Failure

Kaniz Fatema, M.M. Mahbubul, M. Saef
2020 International Journal of Computer Applications  
and strategies to encounter symptoms of failure.  ...  They also introduce new challenges relevant to software engineering research which in turn lead to ample set of empirical investigation on the topic.  ...  They possesses an ideal balance between technical and business knowledge, required for management and product development [54] .  ... 
doi:10.5120/ijca2020920313 fatcat:uwtdnea36netlewsh6ug7wnyjq

The CRUSOE Framework: A Holistic Approach to Analysing Prerequisites for Continuous Software Engineering [chapter]

Teemu Karvonen, Tanja Suomalainen, Marko Juntunen, Tanja Sauvola, Pasi Kuvaja, Markku Oivo
2016 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The findings confirm challenges in moving towards CSE in embedded system development.  ...  Continuous software engineering (CSE) is used for customer experiments and repetitive integrated processes within and between business planning and software development.  ...  Acknowledgments This work was supported by TEKES as part of the Need for Speed Project ( of DIMECC (Digital, Internet, Materials & Engineering Co-Creation).  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-49094-6_52 fatcat:5yl5n26iofbyblm3m2rbj3r3xq

How to Create a Software Ecosystem? A Partnership Meta-Model and Strategic Patterns

Ítalo Belo, Carina Alves
2021 Information  
The strategic patterns aim to operationalize the meta-model and, consequently, assist the keystone in defining the features that the partnership model will have and select suitable strategies.  ...  Large keystone organizations use partnership models to manage their software ecosystem partners.  ...  For example, defining the entry requirements for new partners in the ecosystem, establishing actors' roles, assessing partners' quality, and resolving conflicts between actors are usual challenges involved  ... 
doi:10.3390/info12060240 fatcat:dq3sysz7tnhtdfuzqf73vazbim

Managing Risk in Open Source Software Adoption

Xavier Franch, Angelo Susi, Maria Carmela Annosi, Claudia P. Ayala, Ruediger Glott, Daniel Gross, Ron S. Kenett, Fabio Mancinelli, Pop Ramsamy, Cedric Thomas, David Ameller, Stijn Bannier (+9 others)
2013 Proceedings of the 8th International Joint Conference on Software Technologies  
In this position paper we portray a short report of work in progress on risk management in OSS adoption processes.  ...  By 2016 an estimated 95% of all commercial software packages will include Open Source Software (OSS). This extended adoption is yet not avoiding failure rates in OSS projects to be as high as 50%.  ...  Companies such as Apple and Google have embraced a network centric view of software ecosystems, and developed novel business models, with varying degrees of openness -from the adoption of selected open  ... 
doi:10.5220/0004592802580264 dblp:conf/icsoft/FranchSAAGGKMRTABBBBCDHLMS13 fatcat:3edzpfjdo5d4llh3gpwkxm2hoa

A Systematic Mapping Study on Requirements Engineering in Software Ecosystems

Aparna Vegendla, Anh Nguyen Duc, Shang Gao, Guttorm Sindre
2018 Journal of Information Technology Research  
Software ecosystems (SECOs) and open innovation processes have been claimed as a way forward for the software industry.  ...  On the other hand, requirements selection, prioritization, verification, and traceability has attracted few published studies.  ...  , the requirements elicitation in a software ecosystem context can be considered a challenging issue.  ... 
doi:10.4018/jitr.2018010104 fatcat:tbhjq25ttjb5xm4vvpkpm23nqm
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