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Future of Mining Software Archives: A Roundtable
Found in: IEEE Software
By Michael W. Godfrey, Ahmed E. Hassan, James Herbsleb, Gail C. Murphy, Martin Robillard, Prem Devanbu, Audris Mockus, Dewayne E. Perry, David Notkin
Issue Date:January 2009
pp. 67-70
What does the research on mining software archives tell us about the field's future? Nine research leaders in the field offer their perspectives on collecting and exploiting data (Michael Godfrey, Ahmad Hassan, and James Herbsleb), enhancing programmer pro...
 
Leveraging Transparency
Found in: IEEE Software
By Laura Dabbish,Colleen Stuart,Jason Tsay,James Herbsleb
Issue Date:January 2013
pp. 37-43
A new generation of development environments takes a radical approach to communication and coordination by fusing social networking functionality with flexible, distributed version control. Through these transparent work environments, people, repositories,...
 
Tesseract: Interactive visual exploration of socio-technical relationships in software development
Found in: Software Engineering, International Conference on
By Anita Sarma, Larry Maccherone, Patrick Wagstrom, James Herbsleb
Issue Date:May 2009
pp. 23-33
Software developers have long known that project success requires a robust understanding of both technical and social linkages. However, research has largely considered these independently. Research on networks of technical artifacts focuses on techniques ...
 
2<sup>nd</sup> international workshop on socio-technical congruence (STC 2009)
Found in: International Conference on Software Engineering Companion
By Marcelo Cataldo, Steve Easterbrook, Daniela Damian, James Herbsleb, Premkumar Devanbu, Audris Mockus
Issue Date:May 2009
pp. 476-477
Socio-technical represents a new area of research that focuses on the alignment between the coordination requirements established by the dependencies among tasks and the actual coordination activities carried out by the developers and other stakeholders in...
   
Architectural Misalignment: An Experience Report
Found in: Software Architecture, Working IEEE/IFIP Conference on
By Matthew Bass, Vesna Mikulovic, Len Bass, James Herbsleb, Marcelo Cataldo
Issue Date:January 2007
pp. 17
It has been well documented that there is a correlation between the structure of an architecture and the organization that produces it. More concretely there is a correlation between task interdependencies and coordination among the people or teams realizi...
 
Experiences and results from initiating field defect prediction and product test prioritization efforts at ABB Inc.
Found in: Software Engineering, International Conference on
By James Herbsleb, Brian Robinson, Mary Shaw, Paul Luo Li
Issue Date:May 2006
pp. 413-422
Quantitatively-based risk management can reduce the risks associated with field defects for both software producers and software consumers. In this paper, we report experiences and results from initiating risk-management activities at a large systems devel...
 
Your process is showing: controversy management and perceived quality in wikipedia
Found in: Proceedings of the 2013 conference on Computer supported cooperative work (CSCW '13)
By Aniket Kittur, James Herbsleb, Peter Kinnaird, W. Ben Towne
Issue Date:February 2013
pp. 1059-1068
Large-scale collaboration systems often separate their content from the deliberation around how that content was produced. Surfacing this deliberation may engender trust in the content generation process if the deliberation process appears fair, well-reaso...
     
Social media and success in open source projects
Found in: Proceedings of the ACM 2012 conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work Companion (CSCW '12)
By James Herbsleb, Jason T. Tsay, Laura Dabbish
Issue Date:February 2012
pp. 223-226
Social media are being integrated into work environments. They have the potential to provide essential context and awareness, and increase work performance as a result. However, the specific effects of social media that impact productivity are not well und...
     
Talking about concerns
Found in: Proceedings of the tenth international conference on Aspect-oriented software development (AOSD '11)
By James Herbsleb
Issue Date:March 2011
pp. 281-282
The aspects community has developed a rich set of language-based mechanisms for addressing issues of scattering and tangling of concerns. In this talk, I sketch an alternative approach, where automatically collected data are analyzed to create models of co...
     
Technical perspectiveMaintaining quality in the face of distributed development
Found in: Communications of the ACM
By James Herbsleb
Issue Date:August 2009
pp. 101-104
Satisfiability solvers can now be effectively deployed in practical applications.
     
Socio-technical congruence (STC 2008)
Found in: Companion of the 13th international conference on Software engineering (ICSE Companion '08)
By Audris Mockus, Daniela Damian, James Herbsleb, Marcelo Cataldo, Premkumar Devenbu, Steve Easterbrook
Issue Date:May 2008
pp. 37-41
The importance of software traceability to software development is recognized by researchers and practitioners; yet, current approaches fall short of providing effective traceability in practice. An analysis of reported difficulties with traceability revea...
     
Simplifying cyber foraging for mobile devices
Found in: Proceedings of the 5th international conference on Mobile systems, applications and services (MobiSys '07)
By Darren Gergle, James Herbsleb, Mahadev Satyanarayanan, Rajesh Krishna Balan
Issue Date:June 2007
pp. 272-285
Cyber foraging is the transient and opportunistic use of compute servers bymobile devices. The short market life of such devices makes rapid modification of applications for remote execution an important problem. We describe a solution that combines a "lit...
     
Strategies for research about design: a multidisciplinary graduate workshop
Found in: Proceedings of the 2007 Symposium on Science of Design (SoD '07)
By James Herbsleb, Mark D Gross, Mary Shaw, Susan Finger
Issue Date:March 2007
pp. 263-266
We are developing a graduate curriculum and summer workshop on design research intended to prepare graduate students to do research about the nature of design or research about a class of designs, including concepts, models, and methods for that class. We ...
     
Dependency forecasting in the distributed agile organization
Found in: Communications of the ACM
By James Herbsleb, Patrick Wagstrom
Issue Date:October 2006
pp. 55-56
Agile IT strategy, infrastructure, and project management are key elements for realizing agility in GDSD projects.
     
Supporting online problem-solving communities with the semantic web
Found in: Proceedings of the 15th international conference on World Wide Web (WWW '06)
By Anupriya Ankolekar, Chris Welty, James Herbsleb, Katia Sycara, Robert Kraut
Issue Date:May 2006
pp. 575-584
The Web plays a critical role in hosting Web communities, their content and interactions. A prime example is the open source software (OSS) community, whose members, including software developers and users, interact almost exclusively over the Web, constan...
     
Experiences and results from initiating field defect prediction and product test prioritization efforts at ABB Inc.
Found in: Proceeding of the 28th international conference on Software engineering (ICSE '06)
By Brian Robinson, James Herbsleb, Mary Shaw, Paul Luo Li
Issue Date:May 2006
pp. 413-422
Quantitatively-based risk management can reduce the risks associated with field defects for both software producers and software consumers. In this paper, we report experiences and results from initiating risk-management activities at a large systems devel...
     
A case study of open source software development: the Apache server
Found in: Proceedings of the 22nd international conference on Software engineering (ICSE '00)
By Audris Mockus, James Herbsleb, Roy T. Fielding
Issue Date:June 2000
pp. 263-272
According to its proponents, open source style software development has the capacity to compete successfully, and perhaps in many cases displace, traditional commercial development methods. In order to begin investigating such claims, we examine the develo...
     
Software quality and the Capability Maturity Model
Found in: Communications of the ACM
By David Zubrow, Dennis Goldenson, James Herbsleb, Mark Paulk, Will Hayes
Issue Date:January 1988
pp. 30-40
The online Risks Forum has long been a hotbed for discussions of the relative merits of openness relating to the dissemination of knowledge about security vulnerabilities. The debate has now been rekindled, and is summarized here.
     
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