• An empirical study on female participation in software project courses 

      Nguyen Duc, Anh; Jaccheri, Maria Letizia; Abrahamsson, Pekka Kalevi (Journal article, 2019)
      Gender issues in software engineering education are gaining research attention due to the desire to promote female participation in the field. The objective of this work is to enhance the understanding of female students' ...
    • Bridging Tangible and Virtual Interaction: Rapid Prototyping of a Gaming Idea 

      Reime, Thov; Sjöman, Heikki; Gerstenberg, Achim; Abrahamsson, Pekka Kalevi; Steinert, Martin (Chapter, 2015)
      The Fibo Car is an example for a game interface that allows a user to modify a virtual car in a racing game through assembling tangible car parts. This paper describes the 6 week development journey towards a fully functional ...
    • Coopetition of software firms in open source software ecosystems 

      Nguyen Duc, Anh; Cruzes, Daniela Soares; Hanssen, Geir Kjetil; Snarby, Terje; Abrahamsson, Pekka Kalevi (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Software firms participate in an ecosystem as a part of their innovation strategy to extend value creation beyond the firm’s boundary. Participation in an open and independent environment also implies the competition among ...
    • Female Leadership in Software Projects—A Preliminary Result on Leadership Style and Project Context Factors 

      Nguyen Duc, Anh; Khodambashi, Soudabeh; Gulla, Jon Atle; Krogstie, John; Abrahamsson, Pekka Kalevi (SCI;volume 733, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Women have been shown to be effective leaders in many team-based situations. However, it is also well-recognized that women are underrepresented in engineering and technology areas, which leads to wasted efforts and a lack ...
    • How do you feel, developer? An explanatory theory of the impact of affects on programming performance 

      Graziotin, Daniel; Wang, Xiaofeng; Abrahamsson, Pekka Kalevi (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
      Affects—emotions and moods—have an impact on cognitive activities and the working performance of individuals. Development tasks are undertaken through cognitive processes, yet software engineering research lacks theory on ...
    • In Need of Creative Mobile Service Ideas? Forget Adults and Ask Young Children 

      Kuzmickaja, Ilona; Wang, Xiaofeng; Graziotin, Daniel; Dodero, Gabriella; Abrahamsson, Pekka Kalevi (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2015)
      It is well acknowledged that innovation is a key success factor in the mobile service domain. Having creative ideas is the first critical step in the innovation process. Many studies suggest that customers are a valuable ...
    • Software startups-A research agenda 

      Unterkalmsteiner, Michael; Abrahamsson, Pekka Kalevi; Wang, Xiaofeng; Nguyen-Duc, Anh; Shah, Syed; Bajwa, Sohaib Shahid; Baltes, Guido H; Conboy, Kieran; Cullina, Eoin; Dennehy, Denis; Edison, Henry; Fernandez-Sanchez, Carlos; Garbajosa, Juan; Gorschek, Tony; Klotins, Eriks; Hokkanen, Laura; Kon, Fabio; Lunesu, Ilaria; Marchesi, Michele; Morgan, Lorraine; Oivo, Markku; Selig, Christoph; Seppänen, Pertti; Sweetman, Roger; Tyrväinen, Pasi; Ungerer, Christina; Yague, Agustin (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016)
      Software startup companies develop innovative, software-intensive products within limited timeframes and with few resources, searching for sustainable and scalable business models. Softwarestartups are quite distinct from ...