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Software process improvement as emergent change : a structurational analysis
  • I. Allison
  • Computer Science
  • Inf. Softw. Technol.
  • 1 June 2007
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This paper presents a framework that draws on Structuration theory and dialectical hermeneutics to explicate the dynamics of software process improvement (SPI) in a packaged software organisation. Expand
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Organizational Factors Shaping Software Process Improvement in Small-Medium Sized Software Teams: A Multi-Case Analysis
  • I. Allison
  • Engineering, Computer Science
  • Seventh International Conference on the Quality…
  • 29 September 2010
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This paper presents an analysis of SPI across six software teams in the UK using a framework based on Giddens’ Structuration Theory. Expand
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Cloud Computing: Adoption Issues for Sub‐Saharan African SMEs
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.Expand
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Executive information systems: An evaluation of current UK practice
Executive information systems (EIS) have become an established part of the information systems infrastructure for large organizations. A review of how UK organizations have applied EIS wasExpand
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Perceptions of the physiotherapy profession: A comparative study
Within the framework of occupational prestige assessment, a study was carried out to determine the standing of physiotherapy relative to a range of professions, including a number from the medicalExpand
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Overcoming Structural Resistance in SPI with Change Management
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Change management models can be used to accommodate the human factor of change in SPI. Expand
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A virtual learning environment for introductory programming.
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We show how Idyll can help to overcome a number of problems of teaching and learning programming. Expand
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Cloud‐Computing: Adoption Issues for Ethiopian Public and Private Enterprises
This paper explores the emergence and adoption of cloud computing by enterprises in sub‐Saharan Africa. Several studies have shown the benefits of cloud technologies for enterprises. UsingExpand
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Migrating software products to the cloud: an adaptive STS perspective.
INTRODUCTION Cloud computing is an example of what Christensen (Christensen & Bower, 1996) describes as a disruptive innovation (or technology). It has opened up major business opportunities forExpand
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Enhanced cloud patterns: A case studyof multi-tenancy patterns
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This paper applies our existing catalogue template to the cloud multi-tenancy patterns, in particular the tenant-isolated and dedicated component pattern, and demonstrates its applicability with a local company software application. Expand
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