Ganesh Samarthyam

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Siemens Corporate Development Center Asia Australia (CT DC AA) develops and maintains software applications for the Industry, Energy, Healthcare, and Infrastructure & Cities sectors of Siemens. The critical nature of these applications necessitates a high level of software design quality. A survey of software architects indicated a low level of(More)
Siemens Corporate Development Center India (CT DC IN) develops software applications for the industry, energy, health-care, and infrastructure & cities sectors of Siemens. These applications are typically critical in nature and require software practitioners who have considerable competency in the area of software engineering. To enhance the competency(More)
Refactoring is a key approach for managing technical debt. In the past few years, refactoring techniques and tools have received considerable attention from researchers and tool vendors. However, several practical challenges must be overcome to facilitate the adoption of refactoring in industrial contexts. Results from a survey at the Siemens Corporate(More)
It is widely recognized that the systematic application of relevant design principles plays a key role in taming the complexity involved in real-world software development. In our experience as consultant architects and trainers on software architecture and design in a corporate setting, we find that software engineers have a theoretical understanding of(More)
Code smells and refactoring have received considerable interest from the academia as well as from the industry in the past two decades. The interest has given birth to various tools, processes, techniques, and practices to identify smells and refactor them. Despite the high interest, architecture smells and corresponding refactorings haven't received(More)
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