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  • Ali Babar, Muhammad; Fitzgerald, Brian; Agerfalk, Par J.; Lundell, Bjorn (2007)
    Software Product Line (SPL) and Open Source Software (OSS) have emerged as successful modes of developing software. Although they appear to differ in terms of development principles and processes, researchers and practitioners ...
  • Feller, Joseph; Fitzgerald, Brian; Hissam, Scott; Scacchi, Walt (Assocation for Computing Machinery, 2005)
    Building on the success of the first four workshops in the series, which were held at ICSE 2001 (Toronto), ICSE 2002 (Orlando), ICSE 2003 (Portland) and ICSE 2004 (Edinburgh), the 5th Workshop on Open Source Software ...
  • Agerfalk, Par J.; Fitzgerald, Brian; Lings, Brian; O'Brien, Liam; Thiel, Steffen (2006)
  • Fitzgerald, Brian (IEEE Computer Society, 2011)
    Open source software can elicit strongly contrasting reactions. Advocates claim that OSS is high-quality software produced on a rapid time scale and for free or at very low cost by extremely talented developers. At the ...
  • Agerfalk, Par J.; Fitzgerald, Brian; Holmstrom Olsson, Helena; Ó Conchúir, Eoin (2006)
    This paper presents a psychological contract perspective on the use of open source as an offshore outsourcing strategy – open-sourcing as we term it here. Building on previous research on IS outsourcing, a theoretical ...
  • Agerfalk, Par J.; Fitzgerald, Brian; Holmstrom Olsson, Helena; Ó Conchúir, Eoin (2006)
    This paper presents a psychological contract perspective on the use of open source as an offshore outsourcing strategy – open-sourcing as we term it here. Building on previous research on IS outsourcing, a theoretical ...
  • Agerfalk, Par J.; Fitzgerald, Brian (Management Information Systems Research Center, University of Minnesota, 2008)
    This paper presents a psychological contract perspective on the use of the open source development model as a global sourcing strategy--opensourcing, as we term it here--whereby commercial companies and open source communities ...
  • Lings, Brian; Lundell, Bjorn; Agerfalk, Par J.; Fitzgerald, Brian (IEEE Computer Society, 2007)
    Distributed Development (DD) of Software Systems is an issue of increasing significance for organisations today, all the more so given the current trend towards globalisation. In this paper we present a reference model ...
  • Bjorn, Pernille; Fitzgerald, Brian; Scupola, Ada (2003)
    IT is everywhere and the need for Groupware support of collaborative learning between geographically distributed students working in teams arises. In this paper we focus on the technology acceptance of Groupware in virtual ...
  • Clarke, Siobhán; Fitzgerald, Brian; Nixon, Paddy; Pohl, Klaus; Ryan, Kevin; Sinclair, David; Thiel, Steffen (SAE International, 2008)
    The amount and complexity of software in automotive systems is constantly increasing. Today’s luxury cars include numerous electronic control units. A large part of the functionality of these units is driven by software. In ...
  • Fitzgerald, Brian; Stol, Klaas-Jan; O'Sullivan, Ryan; O'Brien, Donal (IEEE Computer Society, 2013)
    Agile development methods are growing in popularity with a recent survey reporting that more than 80% of organizations now following an agile approach. Agile methods were seen initially as best suited to small, co-located ...
  • Fitzgerald, Brian (IEEE Computer Society, 2012)
    Although only about 50 years old, the software domain has already endured one well documented crisis, which was identified early in its evolution in the 1960s. Simply summarised, the initial software crisis – Software ...
  • Fitzgerald, Brian; Adam, Frédéric (Professor Tom Wilson of the Department of Information Studies, University of Sheffield, 2000)
    This paper provides a detailed assessment of the current status of the Information Systems (IS) field by tracing its historical evolution. It uses lessons drawn from the history of another social science, sociology, to ...
  • Fitzgerald, Brian; Hartnett, Gerard (Springer, 2005)
    This study investzgated the use of the agile methods, eXtremeprogramming (XP) and Scrum, at the Intel Network Processor Diwsion engineering team based in Shannon, Ireland over a three-year period The study is noteworthy as ...
  • Stol, Klaas-Jan (University of Limerick, 2011)
    THERE ARE VARIOUS scenarios for a software development organisation to adopt Open Source Software (OSS). One scenario is the adoption of OSS products in order to integrate them as components into a final software product. ...
  • Fitzgerald, Brian (Nijenrode University Press, 1994)
    Systems development issues occupy a position of central imponance in the information systems field and, indeed.. much has been prescribed in the quest for successful systems development. However. given the well· documented ...
  • Feller, Joseph; Fitzgerald, Brian; van der Hoek, A (IEEE Computer Society, 2002)
  • Lings, Brian; Lundell, Bjorn; Agerfalk, Par J.; Fitzgerald, Brian (2006)
    This paper presents an overview of the field of distributed development of software systems and applications (DD). Based on an analysis of the published literature, including its use in different industrial contexts, we ...
  • Conboy, Kieran; Fitzgerald, Brian (Association for Computing Machinery, 2004)
    Since the software crisis of the 1960’s, numerous methodologies have been developed to impose a disciplined process upon software development. It is now widely accepted that these methodologies are unsuccessful and ...
  • Donnellan, Brian; Fitzgerald, Brian (IEEE Computer Society, 2004)
    In today’s competitive and turbulent environment companies engaged in New Product Development (NPD) need tu have a sophisticated understanding of the types of knowledge critical to the each phase of the NPD process. These ...

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