Category Archives: Software Product Lines

Australasian Software Engineering Conference Coming to Adelaide

After several months of deliberations and discussions, I’m glad to announce that finally Australasian Software Engineering Conference (ASWEC) will be coming to Adelaide in late September this year; the exact dates are September 28 to October 1 2015. ASWEC will … Continue reading

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Architectural Solution for Providing Tools as a Service

A couple of years ago, we pitched the idea of Tools as Services  as it had become clear that Cloud Computing based infrastructures will be widely leveraged for providing all sorts of services for businesses. We conceived and started a … Continue reading

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A Practice Oriented Guide on Agile Architecting!

Whilst it has widely been recognised that agile and architecture-centric approaches need to be integrating for developing large scale software intensive systems, there has not been much work on providing a good source of guidance based on multiple perspectives for … Continue reading

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Architecting Product Lines for Cloud Infrastructure!

It was a privilege to convince Dr. Dirk Muthig to visit ITU, Copenhagen and share his recent work at the Lufthansa Systems’ business unit “Airline Solutions. Dirk has been a thought leader and practical implementer in the area of software … Continue reading

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Empirical research in software architecture

Empirical research is quite difficult undertaking; doing empirical research becomes even more difficult when the studied objects are likely to be described at a higher level of abstract like software architecture. That is an obvious reasons that we don’t see … Continue reading

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Integration challenges in ISS and OSS

Companies are showing great interest in adopting the processes, practices, and tools being used by Open Source Software (OSS); this phenomenon has come to known as Inner Source Software (ISS). While this phenomenon brings several known benefits of the OSS … Continue reading

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Walt Scacchi will be relating OSS development and GSE

Walt Scacchi from UCL Irvine will be one of the keynote speakers at the 6th International Software Engineering Conference. We were very glad to receive his positive response to our invitation for giving a keynote at the premier event of … Continue reading

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