Case Studies in Industry – Fundamentals and Lessons Learnt

23rd Dec
2015

Last year, I gave a tutorial on fundamentals and lessons learnt in conducting case study research in industry. The tutorial...

What is wrong with empirical Software Engineering?

29th Oct
2015

At this year’s meeting of the International Software Engineering Research Network in Beijing, we were running again lots of interesting workshops...

Non-functional Requirements in Model-driven Development

I’d like to give a small shout-out to an ongoing international collaboration with around 20 researchers from 8 countries, initiated and coordinated...

Grounded Theory: A small introduction

19th Jul
2014

Most of the data we analyse in our research projects is of textual nature, ranging from interview transcripts and survey...

Scientific methods and their validity

11th Jul
2014

Here are the slides of a talk I gave together with colleagues at our PhD seminar on philosophy of science.

In Quest for Requirements Engineering Oracles: Dependent variables and measurements for a (good) RE

11th Jul
2014

For many years, researchers and practitioners have been proposing various methods and approaches to Requirements Engineering (RE). Those contributions remain,...

Manifesto for impact in applied science – the second side of the medal

24th Jul
2013

For years, we are discussing the role of academia and industry regarding research and education and often, we are discussing...

Replication studies in software engineering – the good, the bad and the ugly.

Software engineering, in its essence, is for one particular reason very fascinating: It intersects with a plethora of application domains and we...

The naked reviewer: signing reviews

24th May
2013

Every event can only be as good as the reviewers that review the submissions (or as the venue, but this...

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