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Context: Work Design refers to the different ways in which a given work or task can be designed and performed. The study of work design is important because every decision related to how the work is performed can affect the outcomes of individuals and the effectiveness of teamwork. Goal: To investigate work design characteristics of software engineering(More)
After the introduction of evidence-based software engineering in 2004, systematic literature reviews (SLR) have been increasingly used as a method for conducting secondary studies in software engineering. Our goal is to analyze quality, coverage of software engineering topics, and potential impact of published SLRs, extending and updating two previous(More)
Context: The code ownership has influence on various aspects of software development, such as code quality, cooperation and team knowledge. However, there are few studies from the point of view of developers that seek to understand the advantages and disadvantages of code ownership. Goals: to investigate what are the advantages and disadvantages of(More)
Context - Software companies should track innovation as rigorously as core business operations. For that, the assessment of innovation projects is a critical process, in particular to make their innovation initiatives funded. Objective - In this article, we aim to evaluate the need for more practical measurement tools, by checking the agreement of very(More)
<b>Context</b>- A common problem in Systematic Reviews in software engineering is that they provide very limited syntheses. <b>Goal</b>- In the search for alternatives of effective methods for synthesizing empirical evidence, in this paper, we explore the use of the Qualitative Metasummary method, which is a quantitatively oriented aggregation of mixed(More)
The study of software projects teams has acquired space in both industry and academy. However, the criteria identified as relevant to build teams are still the subject of researches. This article describes a qualitative research performed with 48 software projects with aim to verify the relation between eight team building criteria and the success or(More)
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