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Single-Loop Project Controls: Reigning Paradigms or Straitjackets?

Tarek K. Abdel-Hamid
2011 Project Management Journal  
size-say, 50 lines of code.  ...  they were indeed able to contribute to project work relatively quickly and without incurring a great deal of communication or training overheads.  ...  In addition, he has authored or coauthored more than 50 papers on software project management and other applications of system dynamics.  ... 
doi:10.1002/pmj.20176 fatcat:affuiwyueve2pkpbwhnfaydepe

Intensive metrics for the study of the evolution of open source projects: Case studies from Apache Software Foundation projects

Santiago Gala-Perez, Gregorio Robles, Jesus M. Gonzalez-Barahona, Israel Herraiz
2013 2013 10th Working Conference on Mining Software Repositories (MSR)  
(ASF), this paper has as goal to study what can be inferred from such a metric for projects of the ASF.  ...  or functional area of the project.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT The authors would like to thank the Apache community, for their support and comments on some questions raised related to this paper. The work of G. Robles  ... 
doi:10.1109/msr.2013.6624023 dblp:conf/msr/Gala-PerezRGH13 fatcat:ld7ngdynm5ed3btpn2wubsym6q

The chemfp project

Andrew Dalke
2019 Journal of Cheminformatics  
Some of the experiences are discussed, in order to contribute to the ongoing conversation on the role of open source software in cheminformatics.  ...  The chemfp project funding came from selling a purely open-source software product. Several product business models were tried, but none proved sustainable.  ...  Acknowledgements The chemfp project could not have been done without support from many people and organizations.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s13321-019-0398-8 pmid:33430977 fatcat:wtwttxvf7vfqha6dzbptrvnk24

Understanding Sustained Participation in Open Source Software Projects

Yulin Fang, Derrick Neufeld
2009 Journal of Management Information Systems  
of Business. notes  ...  Acknowledgments: Earlier versions of this paper were presented at the 2006 Hawaii International conference on System Sciences and at the research seminar series of the city university of Hong kong.  ...  of patterns.  ... 
doi:10.2753/mis0742-1222250401 fatcat:n7co7xut5na57o6upgsc3isrwa

Project Time in Silicon Valley

Johanna Shih
2004 Qualitative Sociology  
In this paper, I focus on the emergence of what I call "project time" as the central temporal pattern of work for engineers and other high-tech professionals in Silicon Valley, and then demonstrate how  ...  Given this situation, project cycles have an intimate relationship with market demands; the patterns of the market become the patterns of work.  ... 
doi:10.1023/b:quas.0000020694.53225.23 fatcat:moqkc6ryzjc2jjmogldqx7d4am

Towards Understanding the Effects of Web 2.0 at the Project Level Knowledge Management on Projects' Success

Anupam Kumar Nath
2021 Journal of Accounting, Business and Management  
We also study the impact of project-level KM context variables on this relationship. Findings show that the uses do not have a decisively positive effect  ...  In this research, we study the relationship between the use of Web 2.0 in knowledge management (KM) and its effect on the Project's success when Web 2.0 is in use for the project's KM.  ...  As described by an interviewee from organization C, "Hard to say as we are always more about worried things like sudden changes in the project requirement".  ... 
doi:10.31966/jabminternational.v28i1.822 fatcat:odaydbeyyjeufc35vk242hrzwe

Management and virtual decentralised networks: The Linux project

George N. Dafermos
2001 First Monday  
and uninhibited sharing of information between the organisation and the surrounding community.  ...  Therefore, the potential success or failure of this organisational paradigm depends on the degree of dedication and involvement by the surrounding community.  ...  NETWORKS Regular patterns of information exchange among groups are called communication networks.  ... 
doi:10.5210/fm.v6i11.898 fatcat:r2tbc36l6bhnfcvga5zsidl2s4

Internal Factors Influence on Project Management Maturity Assessment

Muhammad S Ahmed
Specifically, it addresses the impact of internal organizational influences, like organization culture, leadership & leadership hierarchy, and emotional stability on the assessments of organization project  ...  It aims to analyze the influence of organizations' internal dynamics on project management maturity, (PMM), assessments and how they can change the assessment results.  ...  Acknowledgments The author thanks the experts who have contributed towards the testing of the instrument and graduate students of Engineering Management and Quality Management who participated in the survey  ... 
doi:10.24297/ijmit.v13i1.7153 fatcat:2rk4wh2onzetxg7orr6wd4xe5m

Team Role Adoption and Distribution in Engineering Project Meetings

Nestsiarovich, Pons
2020 Behavioral Sciences  
Personal factors, such as social sensitivity, were correlated with the choice of team behaviour pattern.  ...  Five student teams doing final year projects at a university in New Zealand were observed during the academic year and then interviewed at the final stage of project completion.  ...  The other half had something to say about position. Most participants preferred to sit in front of the person they were talking with.  ... 
doi:10.3390/bs10020057 pmid:32046283 pmcid:PMC7071388 fatcat:7v6klhovaba67jptf4j5epyqi4

Fading Glory? Decision-Making around the Project — How and Why 'Glory' Projects Fail [chapter]

Svetlana Cicmil, Derek Braddon
2012 Project Governance  
To change ‗undesirable' patterns of joint action, a new shared thematic framework needs to be enacted (Suchman, 2000) through processes of communicative and powerrelating, drawing on new themes and symbols  ...  , or spatial-temporal framework, a process-for institutionalising social habits and patterns of behaviour so that it then becomes possible for us to communicate with each other and develop practical norms  ... 
doi:10.1057/9781137274618_7 fatcat:67mfvcp2jrci7cxsrktcsdv5wy

Collaboration practices in global inter-organizational software development projects

Maria Paasivaara, Casper Lassenius
2003 Software Process: Improvement and Practice  
Global interorganizational software development projects are becoming common, but their management and the creation of practices and processes to support collaboration seem to be harder than what the companies  ...  Successful projects had learned the value of two-way communication regarding project progress monitoring.  ...  Their work has already revealed communication patterns and some central roles in innovation networks. Software project management literature also discusses patterns.  ... 
doi:10.1002/spip.187 fatcat:pcgz2jrxsng43hpgvdwbh7xtde

Transformative Communication in Project Science Learning Discourse [chapter]

Joseph L. Polman, Roy D. Pea
2017 Talking Texts  
ACKNOWLEDGMENT The authors are grateful to the National Science Foundation, which supported this research of the CoVis Project (archived at: under grants RED-9454729 and MDR88  ...  McDonnell Foundation supported the first author 's completion of this chapter.  ...  Through transformative communication, their project went from being a project about "whether UFOs are alien space ships" to a project about confirming or falsifying natural explanations of UFO sightings  ... 
doi:10.4324/9781315087450-12 fatcat:fz55zc6oobapzebyvggsbfznmy

Managing the Boundary of an 'Open' Project

Siobhan Clare O'Mahony, Fabrizio Ferraro
2004 Social Science Research Network  
This research uses a multi-method approach to understand how one community managed open source software project, Debian, develops a membership process.  ...  It also contributes to our theoretical understanding of how network structures help shape the construction of new social orders.  ...  It was pretty easy to assume that if you knew about Debian back then, you were fairly competent and probably understood the basics of what free software was about.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.474782 fatcat:2aba5wpcszcfnhensrchb2xcyy

Do software firms collaborate or compete? A model of coopetition in community-initiated OSS projects [article]

Anh Nguyen-Duc, Daniela S. Cruzes, Snarby Terje, Pekka Abrahamsson
2018 arXiv   pre-print
While most of firms contribute little, a small number of firms that are very active and account for large proportions of contributions.  ...  [Background] An increasing number of commercial firms are participating in Open Source Software (OSS) projects to reduce their development cost and increase technical innovativeness.  ...  Firstly, there is a different level of contributions in OSS projects. There is often a lack of information about what is required to become a contributor.  ... 
arXiv:1808.06489v1 fatcat:wndezcaacbft5nw4mkrudisssm

Characterizing industry-academia collaborations in software engineering: evidence from 101 projects

Vahid Garousi, Dietmar Pfahl, João M. Fernandes, Michael Felderer, Mika V. Mäntylä, David Shepherd, Andrea Arcuri, Ahmet Coşkunçay, Bedir Tekinerdogan
2019 Empirical Software Engineering  
However, many researchers and practitioners in the community believe that the level of joint industry-academia collaboration (IAC) projects in Software Engineering (SE) research is relatively low, creating  ...  Our findings include: (1) the most popular topics of the IAC projects, in the dataset, are: software testing, quality, process, and project managements; (2) over 90% of IAC projects result in at least  ...  Fernandes was supported by FCT (Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia) within the Project Scope UID/CEC/00319/2013.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10664-019-09711-y fatcat:ynczuf5rzrb6zixijnkf33czem
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