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  • Coleman, Gerry; Mc Caffery, Fergal; Taylor, Philip S. (IEEE Computer Society, 2007)
    Adept combines two process assessment methods, one plan-based and one agile-based, without dictating which one to use. This makes the lightweight approach attractive for small software companies.
  • Mc Caffery, Fergal; Richardson, Ita; Coleman, Gerry (2006)
    In this paper we describe the appraisal method that was developed by Lero (the Irish Software Engineering Research Centre) and Dundalk Institute of Technology (DkIT) to assess software processes within small to medium-sized ...
  • O'Leary, Pádraig; Mc Caffery, Fergal; Thiel, Steffen; Richardson, Ita (John Wiley & Sons, 2012)
    Software product lines (SPL) and Agile practices have emerged as new paradigms for developing software. Both approaches share common goals; such as improving productivity, reducing time to market, decreasing development ...
  • Mc Hugh, Martin; Cawley, Oisín; Mc Caffery, Fergal; Richardson, Ita; Wang, Xiaofeng (2013)
    Through the use of semi structured interviews with medical device software organizations it emerged that medical device software organizations are experiencing difficulties when following plan driven Software Development ...
  • Mc Caffery, Fergal; Pikkarainen, Minna; Richardson, Ita (Association for Computing Machinery New York, USA, 2008)
    The need for software is increasingly growing in the automotive industry. Software development projects are, however, often troubled by time and budget overruns, resulting in systems that do not fulfill customer requirements. ...
  • MacMahon, Silvana Togneri; Mc Caffery, Fergal; Keenan, Frank (Springer, 2013)
    IEC 80001-1 is a risk management standard that addresses the risks associated with the incorporation of a medical device into an IT network. Our research in the area of IEC 80001-1 has to date been focused on the development ...
  • MacMahon, Silvana Togneri; Mc Caffery, Fergal; Eagles, Sherman; Keenan, Frank; Lepmets, Marion; Renault, Alain (2013)
    Medical devices are designed and produced subject to various standards. These standards are recognized by the regulatory authorities within the region in which they are going to be marketed. Traditionally medical devices ...
  • Mc Caffery, Fergal; Richardson, Ita; Moller, Peter (2007)
    In this paper we describe how a lightweight assessment method was developed to educate Irish software small-to-medium sized enterprises (SMEs)1 in relation to becoming automotive software suppliers. The main goal of this ...
  • Mc Hugh, Martin; Mc Caffery, Fergal; Fitzgerald, Brian; Stol, Klaas-Jan; Casey, Valentine; Coady, Garret (Springer, 2013)
    Agile development techniques are becoming increasingly popular in the generic software development industry as they appear to offer solutions to the problems associated with following a plan-driven Software Development ...
  • Mc Hugh, Martin; Mc Caffery, Fergal; Casey, Valentine (Springer Verlag, 2012)
    Agile methodologies such as XP and Scrum are founded upon the four values and twelve principles of agile software development. A software development project is only considered to be truly agile if these values and principles ...
  • Regan, Gilbert; Mc Caffery, Fergal; Mc Daid, Kevin; Flood, Derek (2012)
    Traceability of software artifacts, from requirements to design and through implementation and quality assurance, has long been promoted by the research and expert practitioner communities. However, evidence indicates ...
  • Mc Hugh, Martin; Mc Caffery, Fergal; Casey, Valentine (Euro SPI, 2012)
    Non-safety critical software developers have been reaping the benefits of adopting agile practices for a number of years. However, developers of safety critical software often have concerns about adopting Agile practices. ...
  • Gresse von Wangenheim, Christiane; Hauck, Jean Carlo R.; Buglione, Luigi; Mc Caffery, Fergal; Cardoso Lacerda, Thaisa; Vieira da Cruz, Ronny (Association for Computing Machinery, 2011)
    A complicated and time-consuming phase in the development of Maturity/Capability Models (MCMs) is the identification of existing relevant source models as, currently, information on existing MCMs is provided in very ...
  • Mc Hugh, Martin; Mc Caffery, Fergal (EuroSPI 2013, 2013)
    Medical device software organisations face challenges not faced by generic software development organisations. These challenges include the adherence to regulatory controls. Regulatory bodies require medical device software ...
  • Clarke, Paul; Lepmets, Marion; Mc Caffery, Fergal; Finnegan, Anita; Dorling, Alec; Eagles, Sherman (Springer, 2014)
    This paper aims to describe the software development settings of medical device domain focusing on the demands of the safety critical software processes. Medical device software developers have to adhere to a number of ...
  • Mc Caffery, Fergal; Coleman, Gerry (2006)
    This paper outlines how the goals, practices and capability levels for the configuration management (CM) process area within a software process improvement (SPI) framework have been developed. This framework addresses an ...
  • Gresse von Wangenheim, Christiane; Hauck, Jean Carlo R.; Zoucas, Alessandra; Salviano, Clenio F.; Mc Caffery, Fergal; Shull, Forrest (IEEE Computer Society, 2010)
    A seeming multitude of software process capability/maturity models (SPCMMs) have emerged, and many software engineers have had to worry about compliance with them at one time or another. Although using SPCMMs is a ...
  • Flood, Derek; Mc Caffery, Fergal; Regan, Gilbert; Casey, Val (Springer, 2014)
    For medical device organisations to market their devices in specific geographic regions they must adhere to the regulations of that region. These regulations often recommend that organisations adhere to specific standards ...
  • Mc Caffery, Fergal; O'Connor, Rory V.; Coleman, Gerry (2006)
    This paper outlines the development of a Configuration Management model for the MEDical device software industry (CMMED). The paper details how medical device regulations associated with Configuration Management (CM) may ...
  • Casey, Valentine; Mc Caffery, Fergal (Springer, 2013)
    There is increasing demand for effective software process assessment and improvement in the medical device industry. This is due to the expanding and complex role that software now plays in the operation and functionality ...

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