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Applying Forensic Analysis Factors to Construct a Systems Dynamics Model for Failed Software Projects

Stephen Kaisler, William Money, Stephen Cohen
2022 Proceedings of the Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences   unpublished
This paper proposes the development of a System Dynamics (SD) model that will represent the key factors, their dynamic interactions, and the influence of exogenous events in causing software project failure  ...  Outcomes from the model will include a likelihood of software project failure, possible factor sequences leading to failure, and suggestions of remediation activities that might mitigate eventual failure  ...  Note: An extensive bibliography has been prepared for this project and is available from the authors.  ... 
doi:10.24251/hicss.2022.145 fatcat:ycddxheq4fhotbhfpjdl5n3ah4

Simulation in Software Engineering with System Dynamics: A Case Study

Minghui Wu, Hui Yan
2009 Journal of Software  
System Dynamics is a continuous modeling method describing the interaction between project factors. It forces one to consider system behavior in global view.  ...  In this paper, Brooks' Law and the effects of Pair Programming in eXtreme Programming (XP) were used as case study to demonstrate the basic concepts, analysis and modeling processes of system dynamics.  ...  by day) of adding manpower to a project through the systems dynamics modeling and simulation.  ... 
doi:10.4304/jsw.4.10.1127-1135 fatcat:v4sp7wvwbrdhlftcvh6km4xjsi

Characterizing Relationships for System Dynamics Models Supported by Exploratory Data Analysis - A Conceptualizing Approach about the Meeting Diversity in Student Software Projects

Fabian Kortum, Jil Klünder, Kurt Schneider
2017 Proceedings of the 29th International Conference on Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering  
Estimating dynamic components in projects involves understanding human factors which are substantial in software development.  ...  We combine methodologies from system dynamics with exploratory data analysis to extract and emphasize significant effects.  ...  Conceptualization of a system dynamics model The commonly applied building process for system dynamics models is divided into four main stages.  ... 
doi:10.18293/seke2017-143 dblp:conf/seke/KortumKS17 fatcat:b7q7kgh73fab3kg6i7niez7pdu

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

KeungSik Choi, Doo-Hwan Bae
2009 Information and Software Technology  
We apply expert judgment technique to overcome the lack of empirical data on the effects of dynamic project environment.  ...  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  ...  Acknowledgements This research was supported by the MKE (Ministry of Knowledge Economy), Korea, under the ITRC (Information Technology Research Center) support program supervised by the IITA(Institute  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.infsof.2008.03.001 fatcat:5usiz3yz3rhjhgmlq34u64sab4

Generation of Management Rules through System Dynamics and Evolutionary Computation [chapter]

Jesús S. Aguilar-Ruiz, José C. Riquelme, Daniel Rodríguez, Isabel Ramos
2002 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
To do so, a database from which management rules are generated is obtained using a software project simulator based on system dynamics.  ...  This paper, however, discusses how a software project simulator based on System Dynamics and Evolutionary Computation can be combined to obtain management rules.  ...  Acknowledgements The research was supported by the Spanish Research Agency (CICYT-TIC1143-C03-02 and CICYT-TIC1143-C03-01)  ... 
doi:10.1007/3-540-36209-6_50 fatcat:lf6jrii76va35nascoh6a2yhyi

Technology Assessment in Software Development Projects Using a System Dynamics Approach: A Case of Application Frameworks [chapter]

Jose Ignacio Munoz Hernandez, Jose Ramon Otegui Olaso, Alejandro Gutierrez
2013 Engineering Management  
Table 4 . 4 System dynamics applied to technology adoption in software developmentExamples of simulation models applied to assess technologies, outside software development, include: Defense organization  ...  System dynamics has been applied in the assessment of new technology adoption in the field of software development.  ... 
doi:10.5772/54498 fatcat:ge4shympozb35a6vldz6puk6ni

Global Software development: An approach to design and evaluate the risk factors for global practitioners

Chamundeswari Arumugam, Baskaran Kaliamourthy
2016 Proceedings of the 28th International Conference on Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering  
Dependencies of the global practitioners are explored to identify the risk factors using four stages of dynamics model [30].  ...  In addition this paper also proposes a MultiAgent Simulation Model (MASM) to evaluate the risk of global practitioners on gaining trust from project stakeholders.  ...  Sivakumar, Professor, SSN College of Engineering, Tamil Nadu, India for his continuous support and value added comments in drafting this paper.  ... 
doi:10.18293/seke2016-077 dblp:conf/seke/ArumugamK16 fatcat:jw7mrp455fhpvaw6o5bhfaksfy

Opportunities for development of dynamic web interfaces in an information system for research projects

Plamen Milev, B. Stoykova, D. Stoyancheva
2021 SHS Web of Conferences  
The article examines issues, related to the development of software solutions for project management. In this sense, the paper presents features of an information system for research projects.  ...  The main purpose of the article is to explore the opportunities for realization of such behavior and to present the relevant models for development of dynamic web interfaces in the information system through  ...  The results of the research and the proposed technological approach find practical application in the development of an information system for research projects at UNWE.  ... 
doi:10.1051/shsconf/202112002009 fatcat:6yqsiqjddbavxcmi6aparknpl4

Analysis of Software-Intensive System Acquisition Using Hybrid Software Process Simulation [chapter]

KeungSik Choi, Doo-Hwan Bae
2006 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Many sources have reported that the technical and managerial maturity of the acquirer is the essential key to success of Software-Intensive System Acquisition (SISA) and recommended to adopt the best practices  ...  However, DoD is inactive to implement the SISA practices because DoD doesn't fully understand how and why the SISA practices affect the performance of software-intensive system development.  ...  Section 4 describes the expected results and contributions. Related Work Häberlein [11] developed a system dynamics model for software acquisition projects.  ... 
doi:10.1007/11754305_28 fatcat:o7l4q4jml5fkdcspts6nzavkua

A simplified model of software project dynamics

Mercedes Ruiz, Isabel Ramos, Miguel Toro
2001 Journal of Systems and Software  
Acknowledgements The authors wish to thank Dr. Paul Wernick and the anonymous reviewers for their valuable comments which greatly helped in improving the quality of the paper.  ...  We are also grateful to our industrial collaborator who has actively participated in the interpretation and analysis of the data and the simulation results.  ...  Each of these dynamic models contains a set of parameters and functions used to model the organisation and the management policies which can be applied to the software projects.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0164-1212(01)00070-x fatcat:jtm5h5rl4zhapbw72tfzou2f2i

Developing a battery monitoring system software in matlab simulink environment using kalman filter

Alireza Rahighi, Seyed Mohammad Hadi Seyed Kashani, Behrang Sakhaee
2019 International Journal of Applied Power Engineering (IJAPE)  
Having implemented the Kalman filter to the dynamic model of the battery, an estimation of state of the charge (SOC) and battery parameters have been acquired.  ...  Kalman filter is an algorithm that estimates the state of a dynamic system using a set of measurements including fault in a specific time period.  ...  This value is applied as an input to the dynamic model of the battery. Next, the charging state output which is received from dynamic battery is used to determine the values of the next state.  ... 
doi:10.11591/ijape.v8.i1.pp1-10 fatcat:mdwjhacrjvhr3jjypswlaicm5u

Performance Prediction of Construction Projects Based on the Causes of Claims: A System Dynamics Approach

Ramin Ansari, Mohammad Khalilzadeh, Roohollah Taherkhani, Jurgita Antucheviciene, Darius Migilinskas, Shohreh Moradi
2022 Sustainability  
This study attempted to provide a model with a system dynamics approach to predict the performance of construction projects based on the reasons for the claim.  ...  The system dynamics have been used for nearly four decades to analyze and improve the performance of construction projects.  ...  Wibowo et al. (2017) applied the system dynamics method to model the effects of the conflict strategy on the performance of construction projects [49] .  ... 
doi:10.3390/su14074138 fatcat:vgej36i6anexxiiy2qicoxoqpy

An Extended Simulation Model for Managing Dynamic Changes in Software Development Projects

Allesha Fogle, Qu Yanzhen
2015 International Journal of Modeling and Optimization  
The failure rate of software project has remained high due to the failure to effectively manage the dynamic risks that are present throughout the software process.  ...  estimation of the effects of dynamic project changes on the outcome of software development projects in terms of effort and completion time.  ...  Combining Static Models with Dynamic Simulation Choi and Bae [9] used the system dynamics model to apply the COCOMO II static probabilities to a theoretical military software project.  ... 
doi:10.7763/ijmo.2015.v5.483 fatcat:uxbuzkdkdrcszkjvzfbwfewuve

Model Generation for the Verification of Automatically Generated Mechatronic Control Software

Maarten Foeken, Mark Voskuijl, Andres Alvarez Cabrera, Michel van Tooren
2008 2008 IEEE/ASME International Conference on Mechtronic and Embedded Systems and Applications  
This paper will discuss the development of a Control Model Generator as part of this project, which is envisioned to be able to generate system dynamics models at various levels of detail, which can be  ...  The development of embedded control software for mechatronic systems is mainly a non-automated process, requiring the intervention of a human programmer.  ...  Foeken thanks the Insight team for providing the data and models of the "Insight" quadrotor UAV.  ... 
doi:10.1109/mesa.2008.4735662 fatcat:5olriooqtva3fjmv5t3e6l5lda

Structure, Dynamics, and Applications of Complex Networks in Software Engineering

Weifeng Pan, Hua Ming, Chunlai Chai
2021 Mathematical Problems in Engineering  
During the last decade, complex networks have been widely applied to analyze the topological structure and dynamics of software projects.  ...  Complex network analysis has been proved to be an effective tool to quantify the structural properties of different complex systems.  ...  Acknowledgments We would like to thank all authors for their contributions to the SI and acknowledge the reviewers for their time and effort devoted to the peer-review process of the manuscripts.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2021/6734248 fatcat:2t4xrkuu3zavpntec4op5rygma
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