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  • Shroff, Vispi; Reid, Louise; Hashmi, Sajid Ibrahim; Mulligan, Gerard; Sheehy, Daniel; Xiang, Keyang; Richardson, Ita (2011)
    This paper describes research into the development of a quality plan for the management of software in an Irish Hospital. It studies relevant standards, models and legal acts. Synergies between the Irish Health Service ...
  • Carroll, Noel; Whelan, Eoin; Richardson, Ita (IEEE Computer Society, 2010)
    There is a need to address the significant gap in our ability to measure and monitor the Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) across service networks. The unprecedented growth in service-based business processes over a short ...
  • Linnane, Séan; Richardson, Ita (2006)
    As more and more software organisations continue their integration into a burgeoning global business community, the effective management of relatively new types of working arrangements, such as those enabled by virtual ...
  • Richardson, Ita; Reid, Louise; Seidman, Stephen B; Pattinson, Bob; Delaney, Yvonne (IEEE Computer Society, 2011)
    Software Engineering graduates are expected to enter the workforce with both technical and soft skills. In addition, software quality is a topic that is becoming increasingly important both because of educational and ...
  • Hynes, Briga; Richardson, Ita (Emerald, 2007)
    This paper considers the requirements for an industry sector approach to entrepreneurship education – The Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Sector. We present a modified Process Framework for Entrepreneurship ...
  • Carroll, Noel; Whelan, Eoin; Richardson, Ita (2011)
    Overview: The design, management and delivery of complex service systems suggest that we must develop a scientific understanding regarding the configuration of resources to deliver service excellence. In order to ground ...
  • Sanders, Martha H. (University of Limerick, 2008)
    The environment of software development and maintenance is intangible, invisible and consequently difficult to manage. Specific problems have been documented, and solutions developed to meet these individual problems. ...
  • Haque, Rafiqul; Richardson, Ita; Whelan, Eoin; Taher, Yehia; Van den Heuvel, Willem-Jan; Tawbi, Samar (International Journal of Information Studies, 2011)
    Processes are the main constituents of public services and as such demand correct and complete execution. Increasingly however, governments feel the pressuring need to deliver public services more quickly and personalized ...
  • Richardson, Ita; Moore, Sarah; Paulish, Daniel; Casey, Valentine; Zage, Dolores (IEEE Computer Society, 2007)
    Given the requirement for software engineering graduates to operate in Global Software Development (GSD) environments, educators need to develop teaching methods to enhance and instill GSD knowledge in their students. In ...
  • Noll, John; Beecham, Sarah; Richardson, Ita (Association for Computing Machinery, 2010)
    While organisations recognise the advantages offered by global software development, there are many socio-technical barriers that affect successful collaboration in this inter-cultural environment. In this paper we present ...
  • Deshpande, Sadhana; Beecham, Sarah; Richardson, Ita (Springer, 2011)
    Global software development (GSD) is often impeded by global distance which may be geographical, cultural, temporal or linguistic. When compared to a collocated setting, specific methods are required to coordinate a range ...
  • Kroll, Josiane; Richardson, Ita; Audy, Jorge L.N.; Fernandez, Jude (IEEE Computer Society, 2014)
    In Follow-the-sun (FTS) software projects, handoffs are performed at the beginning and the end of each working day shift. Handoff efficiency is determined by the quality of knowledge transfer and the length of time ...
  • Richardson, Ita; Avram, Gabriela; Deshpande, Sadhana; Casey, Valentine (IEEE Computer Society, 2008)
    In a globalised world economy, small and mediumsized companies (SMEs) are now entering the global software engineering (GSE) arena, but their involvement is more often opportunistic than carefully planned. Considered until ...
  • Casey, Valentine; Richardson, Ita (IEEE Computer Society, 2008)
    Distributed software development has become the norm for the software industry today. As a result many organizations are leveraging the expertise of their existing staff by establishing virtual teams. Here we outline the ...
  • O'Leary, Pádraig; Rabiser, Rick; Richardson, Ita (Association for Computing Machinery, 2009)
    When compared to the vast amount of research on domain engineering and building product lines, relatively little work has been dedicated to the derivation of individual products from product lines. Existing approaches to ...
  • O'Leary, Pádraig; Richardson, Ita; Thiel, Steffen (Department of Computer Science,Furtwangen University of Applied Sciences, 2010)
    The derivation of individual products from a software product line is still seen as a time-consuming and expensive activity in many organisations. Despite recognition that an effective derivation process could alleviate ...
  • Mc Caffery, Fergal; Burton, John; Richardson, Ita (IEEE Computer Society, 2009)
    Software Risk Management (RM) within Medical Device (MD) companies is a critical area. Failure of the software can have potentially catastrophic effects, leading to injury of patients or even death. Therefore regulators ...
  • Rabiser, Rick; O'Leary, Pádraig; Richardson, Ita (2010)
    More and more organizations adopt software product lines to leverage extensive reuse and deliver a multitude of benefits such as increased quality and productivity and a decrease in cost and time-to-market of their software ...
  • Cawley, Oisín; Wang, Xiaofeng; Richardson, Ita (Springer Verlag, 2010)
    Choosing the appropriate software development methodology is something which continues to occupy the minds of many IT professionals. The introduction of “Agile” development methodologies such as XP and SCRUM held the promise ...

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