Now showing items 1-19 of 19

  • Agile method tailoring in distributed enterprises: product owner teams. 

    Bass, Julian M. (IEEE http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICGSE.2013.27, 2013-08)
    BASS, J. M., 2013. Agile method tailoring in distributed enterprises: product owner teams. In: ICGSE 2013: 2013 IEEE 8th international Conference on Global Software Engineering. 26-29 August 2013. Los Alamitos, CA: IEEE. Pp. 154-163.
    This paper explores practitioner descriptions of agile method tailoring in large-scale offshore or outsourced enterprise projects. Specifically, tailoring of the product owner role is discussed. The product owner ...
  • Architecting the deployment of cloud-hosted services for guaranteeing multitenancy isolation. 

    Ochei, Laud Charles (Robert Gordon University School of Computing Science and Digital Media, 2017-05-01)
    OCHEI, L.C. 2017. Architecting the deployment of cloud-hosted services for guaranteeing multitenancy isolation. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    In recent years, software tools used for Global Software Development (GSD) processes (e.g., continuous integration, version control and bug tracking) are increasingly being deployed in the cloud to serve multiple users. ...
  • Changing computing curricula in African universities: evaluating progress and challenges via design-reality gap analysis. 

    Bass, Julian M.; Heeks, Richard (City University of Hong Kong http://www.ejisdc.org/ojs2/index.php/ejisdc/article/view/856, 2011)
    BASS, J. M. and HEEKS, R., 2011. Changing computing curricula in African universities: evaluating progress and challenges via design-reality gap analysis. Electronic Journal of Information Systems in Developing Countries, 48, pp. 1-39.
    Information and communication technologies (ICTs) are diffusing rapidly into all African nations. Effective use of the new technology requires a step-change in local skill levels; including a step-change in ICT-related ...
  • Cloud computing adoption by SMEs in Sub-Saharan Africa. 

    Abubakar, Dahiru Abubakar (Robert Gordon University Faculty of Design and Technology. School of Computing Science and Digital Media., 2016-01)
    ABUBAKAR, D.A. 2016. Cloud computing adoption by SMEs in Sub-Saharan Africa. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    This research contributes to the growing body of research on cloud computing and addresses the paucity of research on cloud computing adoption, as well as information systems (IS) and information communication technologies ...
  • Cloud computing: adoption issues for sub-Saharan African SMEs. 

    Dahiru, Abubakar Abubakar; Bass, Julian M.; Allison, Ian K. (City University of Hong Kong http://www.ejisdc.org/ojs2/index.php/ejisdc/article/view/1219, 2014)
    DAHIRU, A. A., BASS, J. and ALLISON, I., 2014. Cloud computing: adoption issues for sub-Saharan African SMEs. Electronic Journal of Information Systems in Developing Countries, 62 (1), pp. 1-17.
    This paper explores the emergence and adoption of cloud computing by small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and points towards its implications for developing countries in sub-Saharan Africa. Several studies have shown ...
  • A comparative analysis of two globally distributed group projects: a perspective from CSCW/CSCL research. 

    McDermott, Roger; Daniels, Mats; Cajander, Asa; Bass, Julian M.; Lalchandani, JayPrakash (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/FIE.2015.7344344, 2015-10-21)
    MCDERMOTT, R., DANIELS, M., CAJANDER, A., BASS, J. and LALCHANDANI, J.P. 2015. A comparative analysis of two globally distributed group projects: a perspective from CSCW/CSCL research. In Proceedings of the IEEE frontiers in education conference (FIE 2015): launching a new vision in engineering education, 21 - 24 October 2015, El Paso, USA. New York: IEEE [online], Accession number 15652587. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/FIE.2015.7344344.
    Globally distributed group projects are becoming an attractive and increasingly common feature in computer science education. They provide opportunities for students to engage in activities that enhance both their technical ...
  • Empathic consultancy: a reflective approach to ICTD. 

    Bass, Julian M. (Dubai School of Government., 2009-05)
    BASS, JULIAN M., 2009. Empathic consultancy: a reflective approach to ICTD. In: E. BYRNE, B. NICHOLSON and F. SALEM, eds. Assessing the Contribution of ICT to Development Goals: Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Social Implications of Computers in Developing Countries. 26 – 28 May 2009. Dubai: Dubai School of Government. Pp. 315 -
    Empathetic Consulting articulates positive characteristics of long-term ICT capacity building engagements using external advisors. Consultants need to demonstrate commitment to capacity building rather than service delivery, ...
  • Evaluating degrees of isolation between tenants enabled by multitenancy patterns for cloud-hosted version control systems (VCS). 

    Ochei, Laud Charles; Petrovski, Andrei; Bass, Julian M. (Infonomics Society http://dx.doi.org/10.20533/ijicr.2042.4655.2015.0075, 2015-09-01)
    OCHEI, L.C., PETROVSKI, A. and BASS, J.M. 2015. Evaluating degrees of isolation between tenants enabled by multitenancy patterns for cloud-hosted version control systems (VCS). International journal of intelligent computing research [online], 6(3), pages 601-612. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.20533/ijicr.2042.4655.2015.0075
    When implementing multitenancy for cloud-hosted applications, one of the main challenges to overcome is how to enable the required degree of isolation between tenants so that the required performance, resource utilization, ...
  • Evaluating degrees of multitenancy isolation: a case study of cloud-hosted GSD tools. 

    Ochei, Laud Charles; Bass, Julian M.; Petrovski, Andrei (IEEE http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICCAC.2015.17, 2015-09-21)
    OCHEI, L.C., BASS, J.M. and PETROVSKI, A. 2015. Evaluating degrees of multitenancy isolation: a case study of cloud-hosted GSD tools. In Proceedings of the 2015 international conference on cloud and autonomic computing (ICCAC 2015), 21-25 September 2015, Cambridge, MA, USA. Piscataway, NJ: IEEE [online], pages 101-112. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICCAC.2015.17
    Multitenancy is an essential cloud computing property where a single instance of an application serves multiple tenants. Multitenancy introduces significant challenges when deploying application components to the cloud due ...
  • Evaluating degrees of tenant isolation in multitenancy patterns: a case study of cloud-hosted version control system (VCS). 

    Ochei, Laud Charles; Petrovski, Andrei; Bass, Julian M. (IEEE http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/i-Society.2015.7366859, 2015-11)
    OCHEI, L.C., PETROVSKI, A. and BASS, J.M. 2015. Evaluating degrees of tenant isolation in multitenancy patterns: a case study of cloud-hosted version control system (VCS). In Proceedings of the 2015 international conference on information society (i-Society), 9-11 November 2015, London, UK. Piscataway, NJ: IEEE [online], pages 59-66. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/i-Society.2015.7366859
    One of the key concerns of implementing multitenancy (i.e., serving multiple tenants with a single instance of an application) on the cloud is how to enable the required degree of isolation between tenants, so that the ...
  • A framework using institutional analysis and the capability approach in ICT4D. 

    Bass, Julian M.; Nicholson, Brian; Subhramanian, Eswaran (University of Southern California Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism. http://www.itidjournal.org/index.php/itid/article/view/1028, 2013)
    BASS, J. M., NICHOLSON, B. and SUBHRAMANIAN, E., 2013. A framework using institutional analysis and the capability approach in ICT4D. Information Technologies & International Development, 9 (1), pp. 19-35.
    nstitutional theory and the capability approach have grown inºuential in development research and practice. Both theories offer analytical tools for interpreting and guiding information and communication technology for ...
  • How product owner teams scale agile methods to large distributed enterprises. 

    Bass, Julian M. (Springer http://dx.doi.org/ 10.1007/s10664-014-9322-z, 2014-07)
    BASS, J. M., 2014. How product owner teams scale agile methods to large distributed enterprises. Empirical Software Engineering. [online] Article 9322. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/ 10.1007/s10664-014-9322-z [Accessed 03/08/2015]
    Software development teams in large scale offshore enterprise development programmes are often under intense pressure to deliver high quality software within challenging time contraints. Project failures can attract adverse ...
  • Implementing the required degree of multitenancy isolation: a case study of cloud-hosted bug tracking system. 

    Ochei, Laud Charles; Petrovski, Andrei; Bass, Julian M. (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/SCC.2016.56, 2016-06-27)
    OCHEI, L.C., PETROVSKI, A. and BASS, J.M. 2016. Implementing the required degree of multitenancy isolation: a case study of cloud-hosted bug tracking system. In the Proceedings of the 13th IEEE international conference on services computing (SCC 2016), 27 June - 2 July 2016, San Francisco, USA. New Jersey: IEEE [online], pages 379-386. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/SCC.2016.56
    Implementing the required degree of isolation between tenants is one of the significant challenges for deploying a multitenant application on the cloud. This paper applies COMITRE (Component-based approach to multitenancy ...
  • Influences on Agile practice tailoring in enterprise software development. 

    Bass, Julian M. (IEEE Computer Society. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/AgileIndia.2012.15, 2012-02)
    BASS, J., 2012. Influences on Agile practice tailoring in enterprise software development. In: AGILEINDIA ’12: Proceedings of the 2012 Agile India. 17-19 February 2012. Los Alamitos: IEEE Computer Society. pp. 1-9.
    Agile development projects have become a reality in large enterprises using offshore development models. A case study involving seven international companies with offices in Bangalore, India, and London, UK was conducted, ...
  • Insourcing a government information system an analysis using institutions and the capability approach. 

    Omar, Azmi; Bass, Julian M.; Lowit, Peter (IEEE http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/i-Society.2015.7366866, 2015-11-09)
    OMAR, A., BASS, J.M. and LOWIT, P. 2015. Insourcing a government information system an analysis using institutions and the capability approach. In Proceedings of the 2015 international conference on information society (i-Society), 9-11 November 2015, London, UK. Piscataway, NJ: IEEE [online], pages 91-96. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/i-Society.2015.7366866
    This study explores the effectiveness of insourcing in the Malaysian Government. The research discusses the factors and issues of insourcing in a Malaysian government agency in the context of post contract termination of ...
  • Insourcing a government information system: a case study from Malaysia. 

    Omar, Azmi (Robert Gordon University School of Computing Science and Digital Media, 2017-06-01)
    OMAR, A. 2017. Insourcing a government information system: a case study from Malaysia. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    Insourcing, outsourcing and co-sourcing are three approaches to procuring an information system. This research contributes to the body of knowledge on insourcing an information system; exploring and discussing the enabling ...
  • The learner experience of student-led international group project work in software engineering. 

    McDermott, Roger; Bass, Julian M.; Lalchandani, JayPrakash (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/FIE.2014.7044181, 2014-10-22)
    MCDERMOTT, R., BASS, J. and LALCHANDANI, J.P. 2014. The learner experience of student-led international group project work in software engineering. In Proceedings of the IEEE frontiers in education conference (FIE 2014): Opening innovations and internationalization in engineering education, 22 - 25 October 2014, Madrid, Spain. Piscataway: IEEE [online], Accession number 14934613. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/FIE.2014.7044181.
    Software development has become increasingly globalized because of technological innovation, the evolution of work and business processes, as well as prevailing educational systems and national policies [1]. This paper ...
  • Scrum master activities: process tailoring in large enterprise projects. 

    Bass, Julian M. (IEEE. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICGSE.2014.24, 2014-08)
    BASS, J. M., 2014. Scrum master activities: process tailoring in large enterprise projects. In: ICGSE 2014: Proceedings of the 2014 IEEE 9th International Conference on Global Software Engineering. 18-21 August 2014. Washington, DC: IEEE. pp. 6-15.
    This paper explores practitioner descriptions of agile method tailoring in large-scale offshore or outsourced enterprise projects. Specifically, tailoring of the scrum master role is investigated. The scrum master acts ...
  • Virtual teams and employability in global software engineering education. 

    Bass, Julian M.; McDermott, Roger; Lalchandani, J. T. (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/ICGSE.2015.21, 2015-07-13)
    BASS, J.M., MCDERMOTT, R. and LALCHANDANI, J.T. 2015. Virtual teams and employability in global software engineering education. In the Proceedings of the 10th IEEE international conference on global software engineering (ICGSE), 13 - 16 July 2015, Ciudad Real, Spain. Piscataway: IEEE [online], pages 115-124. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/ICGSE.2015.21.
    Universities face many challenges when creating opportunities for student experiences of global software engineering. We provide a model for introducing global software engineering into the computing curriculum. Our model ...