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The use of empirical methods in Open Source Software research: Facts, trends and future directions
Found in: Emerging Trends in FLOSS Research and Development, International Workshop on
By Klaas-Jan Stol, Muhammad Ali Babar, Barbara Russo, Brian Fitzgerald
Issue Date:May 2009
pp. 19-24
Open Source Software (OSS) is a field of study with increasing interest of researchers. By its nature, OSS is especially suitable for empirical research. A great number of OSS related empirical studies have been conducted, but no effort has been made to sy...
Microblogging in Open Source Software Development: The Case of Drupal and Twitter
Found in: IEEE Software
By Xiaofeng Wang,Ilona Kuzmickaja,Klaas-Jan Stol,Pekka Abrahamsson,Brian Fitzgerald
Issue Date:July 2014
pp. 72-80
Microblogging is a popular form of social media that has quickly permeated both enterprise and open source communities. However, exactly how open source communities can leverage microblogging isn't yet well understood. The authors investigate how Drupal's ...
Inner Source--Adopting Open Source Development Practices within Organizations: A Tutorial
Found in: IEEE Software
By Klaas-Jan Stol,Brian Fitzgerald
Issue Date:May 2014
pp. 1
Inner source, the adoption and tailoring of Open Source development practices inside organizations, is a topic of increasing interest. While Inner Source offers a number of benefits, in our experience many practitioners are unclear as to what Inner Source ...
Key factors for adopting inner source
Found in: ACM Transactions on Software Engineering and Methodology (TOSEM)
By Brian Fitzgerald, Klaas-Jan Stol, Muhammad Ali Babar, Paris Avgeriou, Yan Lucas
Issue Date:March 2014
pp. 1-35
A number of organizations have adopted Open Source Software (OSS) development practices to support or augment their software development processes, a phenomenon frequently referred to as Inner Source. However the adoption of Inner Source is not a straightf...
Challenges in using open source software in product development: a review of the literature
Found in: Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop on Emerging Trends in Free/Libre/Open Source Software Research and Development (FLOSS '10)
By Klaas-Jan Stol, Muhammad Ali Babar
Issue Date:May 2010
pp. 17-22
Component-Based Software Development has become a popular approach to building software intensive systems. Besides using Commercial Off-The-Shelf components, an organization may choose to use Open Source Software components. Using OSS has been reported to ...