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Designing an economic-driven evaluation framework for process-oriented software technologies

Bela Mutschler, Johannes Bumiller, Manfred Reichert
2006 Proceeding of the 28th international conference on Software engineering - ICSE '06  
A major problem neglected in software engineering research so far has been the systematic determination of costs, benefits, and risks that are related to the use of these process-oriented software engineering  ...  This paper sketches an economic-driven evaluation methodology to analyze costs, benefits, and risks of processoriented software technologies and corresponding projects.  ...  Finally, a causal loop diagram (known from System Dynamics) is used to illustrate dependencies and causal influences of the CIF org .  ... 
doi:10.1145/1134285.1134442 dblp:conf/icse/MutschlerBR06 fatcat:eegc6dnk5ndd7aywdvj2hbyuwy

Dynamic project performance estimation by combining static estimation models with system dynamics

KeungSik Choi, Doo-Hwan Bae
2009 Information and Software Technology  
This paper proposes a simulation method for dynamic project performance in terms of effort, schedule, and defect density changes in a dynamic project environment by combining COCOMO II with system dynamics  ...  We apply expert judgment technique to overcome the lack of empirical data on the effects of dynamic project environment.  ...  of Information Technology Advancement) (IITA-2007-(C1090-0701-0032)).  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.infsof.2008.03.001 fatcat:5usiz3yz3rhjhgmlq34u64sab4

A Systems Understanding Underpins Actions at the Climate and Health Nexus

Montira J. Pongsiri, Andrea M. Bassi
2021 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
Such an understanding should guide countries, their partners, and donors to incorporate health in strategic climate actions based on how health is affected by, and plays a role in, the dynamic interactions  ...  This commentary article describes strategic steps including the complementary use of health impact assessment, quantification of health impacts, and linking climate and health actions to national and global  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph18052398 pmid:33804531 fatcat:pgpqa56guffltfvuszuh4qf4gy

Understanding the Costs of Business Process Management Technology [chapter]

Bela Mutschler, Manfred Reichert
2013 Studies in Computational Intelligence  
The latter, in turn, often lead to complex and unexpected cost effects in BPM projects making even rough cost estimations a challenge.  ...  Eco-POST utilizes evaluation models to describe the interplay of technological, organizational, and project-specific BPM cost factors as well as simulation concepts to unfold the dynamic behavior and costs  ...  Focus of the EcoPOST framework is on analyzing evolving dynamic cost and impact factors along the course of time.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-28409-0_7 fatcat:da5gs4ikd5dczlcunjicwzga5m

Evaluation Patterns for Analyzing the Costs of Enterprise Information Systems [chapter]

Bela Mutschler, Manfred Reichert
2009 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Particularly, these methods are unable to cope with the dynamic interactions of the many technological, organizational and project-driven cost factors, which specifically arise in the context of EIS.  ...  Our patterns do not only simplify the design of EcoPOST evaluation models, but also improve the quality and comparability of cost evaluations.  ...  Each EP constitutes a template for specific cost or impact factors we encounter in typical EIS engineering projects.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-02144-2_31 fatcat:jp6ifu63ljg55d4yr7dw6fai2i

An Amplified COCOMO-II based Cost Estimation Model in Global Software Development Context

Junaid Ali Khan, Saif Ur Rehman Khan, Tamim Ahmed Khan, Inayat Ur Rehman Khan
2021 IEEE Access  
Moreover, we would like to extend our appreciation to the project managers and the experts who participated in our survey and provided us with a timely response.  ...  The authors are sincerely thankful to the Software Reliability Engineering Group (SREG) members at Comsats University Islamabad, who have provided us with their feedback and critical analysis of the research  ...  The identified factors had a moderate or critical impact on the cost estimation of GSD projects. The extracted cost drivers of GSD are depicted in Figure 6 .  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2021.3089870 fatcat:wfh6q63szndebeu5clvr4mxqd4

A Comparative Longitudinal Analysis of Theoretical Perspectives of Interorganizational Relationship Performance

Robert W Palmatier, Rajiv P Dant, Dhruv Grewal
2007 Journal of Marketing  
Moderation analysis indicates that managers may find it productive to allocate more relationship marketing efforts and investments to exchanges in markets with higher levels of uncertainty.  ...  The results demonstrate the parallel and equally important roles of commitment-trust and relationship-specific investments as immediate precursors to and key drivers of exchange performance.  ...  of their impact on the key performance drivers.  ... 
doi:10.1509/jmkg.71.4.172 fatcat:zakktcei6jhf7mlkkv5hcnw36q

Improving the understanding of Circular Economy potential at territorial level using Systems Thinking

Dr. Andrea Maria Bassi, Dr. Marco Bianchi, Mr. Marco Guzzetti, Mr. Georg Pallaske, Dr. Carlos Tapia
2020 Sustainable Production and Consumption  
With the use of Systems Thinking and the creation of Causal Loop Diagrams (CLDs) we explore how CE strategies are related to territorial dynamics and how the outcomes of such strategies can support sustainable  ...  On the other hand, new dynamics related to behavioural change have also emerged, which lead to selfreinforcing mechanisms in the case studies analysed, creating a stronger will for the implementation of  ...  25 The identification of reinforcing and balancing loops allows to anticipate the outcomes of CE interventions.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.spc.2020.10.028 fatcat:gfw2mr4r6ndcdbnth3q7ickave

Optimization and Energy Maximizing Control Systems for Wave Energy Converters

Giuseppe Giorgi, Sergej Antonello Sirigu
2021 Journal of Marine Science and Engineering  
In recent years, we have been witnessing great interest and activity in the field of wave energy converters' (WECs) development, striving for competitiveness and economic viability via increasing power  ...  conversion while decreasing costs and ensuring survivability [...]  ...  In recent years, efforts by various researchers have been invested in the design of simple causal control laws, thanks to their simplicity of implementation in a real system.  ... 
doi:10.3390/jmse9121436 fatcat:tplhcelvxzam3kzi2efjmo35se

Estimating the Health Effects of Greenhouse Gas Mitigation Strategies: Addressing Parametric, Model, and Valuation Challenges

Justin V. Remais, Jeremy J. Hess, Kristie L. Ebi, Anil Markandya, John M. Balbus, Paul Wilkinson, Andy Haines, Zaid Chalabi
2014 Environmental Health Perspectives  
health status and exposures or levels of health drivers (often "business as usual" case) Impact assessment • Estimate changes in health drivers associated with mitigation strategies • Estimate changes  ...  in health status resulting from changes in health drivers Valuation • Estimate economic value of changes in health status • As appropriate, estimate costs of mitigation strategies for comparison purposes  ... 
doi:10.1289/ehp.1306744 pmid:24583270 pmcid:PMC4014758 fatcat:4ug4hp6xabf5le6ttdyyhxvcyy

Method for the Evaluation and Adaptation of New Product Development Project Complexity

G. Schuh, E. Rebentisch, M. Riesener, C.Mattern, P. Fey
2017 Procedia CIRP  
Central hypothesis is that complexity drivers of the project are causing resource consumption and thus costs.  ...  Therefore, a systematic evaluation of complexity drivers and their subsequent demand placed on the resources of the organization for each activity of the project needs to be conducted.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors thank the German Research Foundation (DFG) for the support in the context of the project "Complexity evaluation of development projects" (SCHU 1495/87-1).  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.procir.2017.01.029 fatcat:7r7cz3gxafhzfbw32bdxcbf274

Drivers and effects of Information Systems Architecture Complexity: a mixed-Methods Study

Jannis Beese, Stephan Aier, Kazem Haki, Pouya Aleatrati Khosroshahi
2016 European Conference on Information Systems  
While differentiating structural and dynamic complexity, this study confirms a high degree of integration, large size, high diversity, strong dynamics, and, in particular, inadequate planning as the main  ...  drivers of IS architecture complexity.  ...  Based on Mocker (2009) and the definition of structural complexity (Xia and Lee, 2005) , we expect integration to impact structural complexity, and, similarly, dynamics to impact dynamic complexity.  ... 
dblp:conf/ecis/BeeseAHK16 fatcat:3ddnebrsznbuvcdxudxh6ovplu

Access to Modern Energy: A Review of Barriers, Drivers and Impacts

Jacopo Bonan, Stefano Pareglio, Massimo Tavoni
2016 Social Science Research Network  
of and the impacts of access to energy on development outcomes, using rigorous methodologies.  ...  Universal access to modern energy services, in terms of access to electricity and to modern cooking facilities, has been recognized as a fundamental challenge for development.  ...  We then present the main challenges in the estimation of causal relationships.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2871904 fatcat:cu7asdtvanbztnp3n7aaeqx2k4

The impact of R&D spillovers on UK manufacturing TFP: A dynamic panel approach

Dolores Añón Higón
2007 Research Policy  
One of the benefits claimed for investment in Research and Development (R&D) is that there is a spillover effect.  ...  The present research presents new evidence on the long-term impact of R&D investment upon UK industry's productivity performance and on the nature of these "R&D spillovers".  ...  Previous studies on productive knowledge in relation to factor productivity The literature on the impact of knowledge on productivity and the presence of spillovers is a large and diverse one.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.respol.2007.03.006 fatcat:mlaphing5vghfeykfzqw3zkyfi

Using Causal Loop Diagramming to Explore the Drivers of the Sustained Functionality of Rural Water Services in Timor-Leste

Kate Neely, Jeffrey Walters
2016 Sustainability  
To explore these complicated drivers on water service sustainability, we used causal loop diagramming to analyse the key aspect influencing the combined dynamics between NGOs, donors and CBM.  ...  Many NGOs tend to focus their efforts on improving their reach and organisational growth by continually engaging in new projects.  ...  Our previous causal structure based on Willetts' [37] in Figure 4 indicates that the transparency of fee collection has an impact on the disbursement of funds.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su8010057 fatcat:5e3m2qp3qbdpbeqcjmpt2fy2s4
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