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N. Salleh, F. Mendes and E. Mendes, "A Systematic Mapping Study of Value-Based Software Engineering," 2019 45th Euromicro Conference on Software Engineering and Advanced Applications (SEAA), Kallithea-Chalkidiki, Greece, 2019, pp. 404-411, doi: 10.1109/SEAA.2019.00067

A systematic mapping study of value-based software engineering

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Author: Salleh, Norsaremah1; Mendes, Fabiana2; Mendes, Emilia3
Organizations: 1Computer Science Department, International Islamic University, Malaysia
2Faculty of Information Technology & Electrical Engineering, University of Oulu, Finland
3Faculty of Computing, Blekinge Institute of Technology, Karlskrona, Sweden
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Version: accepted version
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Language: English
Published: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2019
Publish Date: 2020-11-06


Integrating value-oriented perspectives into the principles and practices of software engineering is critical to ensure that software development and management activities address all key stakeholders’ views and also balance short-and-long-term goals. This is put forward in the discipline of Value-Based Software Engineering (VBSE). In this paper, a mapping study of VBSE is detailed. We classify evidence on VBSE principles and practices, research methods, and the research types. This mapping study includes 134 studies located from online searches, and backward snowballing of references. Our results show that VB Requirements Engineering (22%) and VB Planning and Control (19%) were the two principles and practices mostly investigated in the VBSE literature, whereas VB Risk Management, VB People Management and Value Creation (3% respectively) were the three less researched. In terms of the research method, the most commonly employed method is case-study research. In terms of research types, most of the studies (28%) proposed solution technique(s) without empirical validation.

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ISBN: 978-1-7281-3421-5
ISBN Print: 978-1-7281-3422-2
Pages: 404 - 411
Article number: 8906755
DOI: 10.1109/SEAA.2019.00067
Host publication: 45th Euromicro Conference on Software Engineering and Advanced Applications (SEAA), 2019, 28-30 August, Kallithea, Greece
Host publication editor: Staron, M.
Capilla, R.
Skavhaug, A.
Conference: Euromicro Conference on Software Engineering and Advanced Applications
Type of Publication: A4 Article in conference proceedings
Field of Science: 113 Computer and information sciences
Funding: This research is funded by Tekes under the FiDiPro VALUE project and the Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia under FRGS/1/2018/ICT01/UIAM/02/2 grant.
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