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  • Modelo de gestión de activos para el área de tecnologías de la información y comunicación de una empresa de servicios de e-learning 

    Aguilar Barboza, María José (2024)
    En este trabajo final de investigación aplicada (TFIA) se elabora una propuesta de modelo de gestión de activos del área de las Tecnologías de la Información y Comunicación diseñando una guía de activos de TIC en una empresa ...
  • Mitigación de sesgo de género en un modelo de calificación crediticia 

    Corrales Barquero, Ricardo (2024-02-16)
    El presente documento expone un trabajo realizado sobre un conjunto de datos y un modelo matemático para apoyo de toma de decisiones en el proceso de crédito para clientes ya constituidos en un banco comercial de Costa ...
  • Diseño de una propuesta de Gestión y Preservación digital basada en TIC's para los proyectos académicos estudiantiles de la Sede Regional Chorotega de la Universidad Nacional de Costa Rica 

    Pérez Meza, Raimond Alejandro (2024-01-20)
    RESUMEN El objetivo del presente trabajo final de investigación aplicada consistió en diseñar una propuesta de gestión y preservación, basada en tecnologías de información y comunicación (TIC) para los proyectos académicos ...
  • Evaluación y propuesta de mejora de usabilidad y experiencia de usuario del sistema E-matrícula de la Universidad de Costa Rica 

    Aguilar Rojas, Fabio Roberto (2023)
    El proceso de análisis, desarrollo y evaluación de sistemas interactivos es de suma importancia en busca de alcanzar la satisfacción del usuario final. La mejora en cuanto a la usabilidad de los sistemas web permite obtener ...
  • Catching up with Method and Process Practice: An Industry-Informed Baseline for Researchers 

    Klünder, Jil; Hebig, Regina; Tell, Paolo; Kuhrmann, Marco; Nakatumba Nabende, Joyce; Heldal, Rogardt; Krusche, Stephan; Fazal Baqaie, Masud; Felderer, Michael; Genero Bocco, Marcela Fabiana; Küpper, Steffen; Licorish, Sherlock A.; López Herrera, Gustavo; McCaffery, Fergal; Özcan Top, Özden; Prause, Christian R.; Prikladnicki, Rafael; Tüzün, Eray; Pfahl, Dietmar; Schneider, Kurt; MacDonell, Stephen G. (2019)
    Software development methods are usually not ap- plied by the book. Companies are under pressure to continuously deploy software products that meet market needs and stakehold- ers’ requests. To implement efficient and ...
  • Comparing the effort and effectiveness of automated and manual tests. An industrial case study 

    Dobles Solano, José Ignacio; Martínez Porras, Alexandra; Quesada López, Christian (2019)
    This paper presents three case studies that compare the effort and effectiveness of automated versus manual testing, in the context of a multinational services organization. Effort is measured in terms of the total test ...
  • Assessing two graph-based algorithms in a model-based testing platform for Java applications 

    Villalobos Arias, Leonardo; Quesada López, Christian Ulises; Martínez Porras, Alexandra; Jenkins Coronas, Marcelo (2020)
    Model-based testing (MBT) is an approach for auto- matically generating test cases from a model of the system under test. Existing MBT tools support the automation of this process at varying degrees. One such tool is ...
  • Agile for Newbies: A Scrum Workshop Design and Implementation Process 

    Guzmán Benavides, Julio César; López Herrera, Gustavo; Aymerich Fuentes, Brenda Aydil (2019)
    “Scrum is simple to understand but difficult to master”. This paper describes our efforts in designing and testing a 16-h Scrum workshop that provides an overview of Scrum´s core concepts. The workshop is intended for ...
  • Códigos QR en Puntarenas 

    Jiménez Ramírez, María Teresa (2023)
    El proyecto "Códigos QR en Puntarenas" busca implementar una red de comercios de la zona para facilitar la toma de decisiones y brindar una experiencia turística automatizada en Puntarenas a través de códigos QR a lo largo ...
  • Evaluando un enfoque de pruebas basadas en modelos en un contexto industrial. Una replicación 

    Berdasco Romero, Ana Laura; Martínez Porras, Alexandra; Quesada López, Christian Ulises (2019)
    Las organizaciones de desarrollo de software se en- cuentran continuamente buscando técnicas para incrementar la efectividad y eficiencia de los procesos de pruebas. Las pruebas basadas en modelos (MBT) automatizan ...
  • Technical Debt is not Only about Code and We Need to be Aware about It 

    Berenguer, Clara; Borges, Adriano; Freire, Sávio; Rios, Nicolli; Taušan, Nebojša; Ramač, Robert; Pérez, Boris; Castellanos, Camilo; Correal, Darío; Pacheco Hernández, Alexia; López Herrera, Gustavo; Falessi, Davide; Seaman, Carolyn; Mandić, Vladimir; Izurieta, Clemente; Spínola, Rodrigo (2021-12-14)
    Context: It is common for a software project to incur technical debt (TD) during its development. It can impact several artifacts produced throughout the software development process. Therefore, it is necessary to carry ...
  • How Experience Impacts Practitioners' Perception of Causes and Effects of Technical Debt 

    Freire, Sávio; Rios, Nicolli; Pérez, Boris; Castellanos, Camilo; Correal, Darío; Ramač, Robert; Mandić, Vladimir; Taušan, Nebojša; López Herrera, Gustavo; Pacheco Hernández, Alexia; Falessi, Davide; Mendonça, Manoel; Izurieta, Clemente; Seaman, Carolyn; Spínola, Rodrigo (2021-05-20)
    Context: The technical debt (TD) metaphor helps to conceptualize the pending issues and trade-offs made during software development. Knowing TD causes can support in defining preventive actions and having information about ...
  • User - Smart Building Interactions: An Analysis of Privacy and Productivity Human Factors 

    Brenes Cambronero, Edwin; Chavarría Herrera, Jorge; Murillo Porras, Diego; Sanahuja Vindas, María Lucía; Wang Qiu, Sheng Qi; Lara Petitdemange, Adrián; López Herrera, Gustavo; Quesada Quirós, Luis; Brenes Carranza, José Antonio (2022-11-21)
    Smart buildings are increasingly becoming more common and changing the way we interact with our home, workplace, and cities. Consequently, it is important to study how human factors play a role in smart building-based ...
  • Investigating the Relationship between Technical Debt Management and Software Development Issues 

    Berenguer, Clara; Borges, Adriano; Freire, Sávio; Rios, Nicolli; Ramač, Robert; Taušan, Nebojša; Pérez, Boris; Castellanos, Camilo; Correal, Darío; Pacheco Hernández, Alexia; López Herrera, Gustavo; Mendonça, Manoel; Falessi, Davide; Seaman, Carolyn; Mandić, Vladimir; Izurieta, Clemente; Spínola, Rodrigo (2023-02-03)
    Context: The presence of technical debt (TD) brings risks to software projects. Managers must continuously find a cost-benefit balance between the benefits of incurring in TD and the costs of its presence in a software ...
  • Experiencias en la implementación de feedback en juegos serios con objetos activos en actividades educativas basadas en IT 

    Sandí Delgado, Juan Carlos; Cruz Alvarado, Mainor Alberto (2023-07)
    Este trabajo presenta la experiencia del desarrollo de un proyecto de investigación orientado a trabajar con juegos serios basados en IT con objetos activos y analizar el impacto de la integración del feedback sobre estos ...
  • Software practitioners’ point of view on technical debt payment 

    Freire, Sávio; Rios, Nicolli; Pérez, Boris; Castellanos, Camilo; Correal, Darío; Ramač, Robert; Mandić, Vladimir; Taušan, Nebojša; López Herrera, Gustavo; Pacheco Hernández, Alexia; Mendonça, Manoel; Falessi, Davide; Izurieta, Clemente; Seaman, Carolyn; Spínola, Rodrigo (2023-02-01)
    Context: Technical debt (TD) payment refers to the activity of expending maintenance effort and resources to make up for the effects of previous technical compromises. Aims: To investigate if software practitioners ...
  • Prevalence, common causes and effects of technical debt: Results from a family of surveys with the IT industry 

    Ramač, Robert; Mandić, Vladimir; Nebojša, Taušan; Rios, Nicolli; Freire, Sávio; Pérez, Boris; Castellanos, Camilo; Correal, Darío; Pacheco Hernández, Alexia; López Herrera, Gustavo; Izurieta, Clemente; Seaman, Carolyn; Spínola, Rodrigo (2022-02-01)
    Context: The technical debt (TD) metaphor describes actions made during various stages of software development that lead to a more costly future regarding system maintenance and evolution. According to recent studies, on ...
  • Technical and Nontechnical Prioritization Schema for Technical Debt: Voice of TD-Experienced Practitioners 

    Mandić, Vladimir; Taušan, Nebojša; Ramač, Robert; Freire, Sávio; Rios, Nicolli; Pérez, Boris; Castellanos, Camilo; Correal, Darío; Pacheco Hernández, Alexia; López Herrera, Gustavo; Izurieta, Clemente; Falessi, Davide; Seaman, Carolyn; Spínola, Rodrigo (2021-08-09)
    Technical debt (TD) can be injected at any stage of software development, spreading across other phases and causing various problems. This article presents a model for conceptualizing TD causes, effects, payment practices, ...
  • Pitfalls and Solutions for Technical Debt Management in Agile Software Projects 

    Freire, Sávio; Rios, Nicolli; Pérez, Boris; Castellanos, Camilo; Correal, Darío; Ramač, Robert; Mandić, Vladimir; Taušan, Nebojša; Pacheco Hernández, Alexia; López Herrera, Gustavo; Mendonça, Manoel; Izurieta, Clemente; Falessi, Davide; Seaman, Carolyn; Spínola, Rodrigo (2021-08-04)
    This article presents technical debt (TD) impediments, decision factors, enabling practices, and actions diagrams for TD management in agile software projects. By analyzing diagrams, professionals can avoid the pitfalls, ...
  • What Makes Agile Software Development Agile? 

    Kuhrmann, Marco; Tell, Paolo; Hebig, Regina; Klünder, Jil; Münch, Jürgen; Linssen, Oliver; Pfahl, Dietmar; Felderer, Michael; Prause, Christian R.; MacDonell, Stephen G.; Nakatumba Nabende, Joyce; Raffo, David; Beecham, Sarah; Tüzün, Eray; López Herrera, Gustavo; Paez, Nicolas; Fontdevila, Diego; Licorish, Sherlock A.; Küpper, Steffen; Ruhe, Günther; Knauss, Eric; Özcan Top, Özden; Clarke, Paul; McCaffery, Fergal; Genero Bocco, Marcela Fabiana; Vizcaino, Aurora; Piattini, Mario; Kalinowski, Marcos; Conte, Tayana; Prikladnicki, Rafael; Krusche, Stephan; Coşkunçay, Ahmet; Scott, Ezequiel; Calefato, Fabio; Pimonova, Svetlana; Pfeiffer, Rolf Helge; Schultz, Ulrik Pagh; Heldal, Rogardt; Fazal Baqaie, Masud; Anslow, Craig; Anslow, Craig; Nayebi, Maleknaz; Schneider, Kurt; Sauer, Stefan; Winkler, Dietmar; Biffl, Stefan; Bastarrica, Maria Cecilia; Richardson, Ita (2022-09-01)
    Together with many success stories, promises such as the increase in production speed and the improvement in stakeholders’ collaboration have contributed to making agile a transformation in the software industry in which ...

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