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A gamification approach to improve the software development process by exploring the personality of software practitioners

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dc.contributor.author Yilmez, Mert
dc.contributor.author Yilmaz, Murat
dc.contributor.author O'Connor, Rory V.
dc.contributor.author Clarke, Paul
dc.date.accessioned 2017-01-13T14:44:14Z
dc.date.available 2017-01-13T14:44:14Z
dc.date.issued 2016
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/5455
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract Although there are various kinds of processes designed to manage the complexities of software development, it is still a challenging endeavor. Recently, a significant number of researchers have started to investigate social problems such as incompatibilities with respect to personality that is likely to be encountered in all stages of the software development process. However, there is no computer-based artifact to reveal the personality types of software practitioners. To bridge this gap, a virtual 3D assessment environment is developed with the ability to immerse individuals similar to a realistic model of the assessment. The interactive questionnaire is based on previous interactive personality assessment framework, which was specifically designed for software engineers. Based on the developed tool, a study was conducted on software practitioners. The data gathered via a survey study from software practitioners is analyzed to observe the difference between the results of paper-based and interactive versions of the same assessment. The analysis of this research states that there is a significant difference between the results of participant’s survey scores. Overall, these results indicate that proposed tool is relevant to help software professionals to improve the software development process when personality types are in consideration. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher Springer en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries 16th International Conference, SPICE 2016;Communications in Computer and Information Science;609, pp. 71-83
dc.relation.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-38980-6_6
dc.rights The original publication is available at www.springerlink.com en_US
dc.subject software process improvement en_US
dc.subject team process en_US
dc.subject gamification en_US
dc.subject interactive assessment en_US
dc.subject personality en_US
dc.title A gamification approach to improve the software development process by exploring the personality of software practitioners en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.identifier.doi 10.1007/978-3-319-38980-6_6
dc.contributor.sponsor SFI en_US
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US


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