The most common causes and effects of technical debt: first results from a global family of industrial surveys , Nicolli Rios, Rodrigo Oliveira Spínola, Manoel Mendonça, and Carolyn Seaman. Proceedings of the 12th ACM/IEEE International Symposium on Empirical Software Engineering and Measurement, October 2018, Oulu, Finland.
From Lasagna to Spaghetti: A Decision Model to Manage Defect Debt, Abdullah Aldaeej and Carolyn Seaman. 2018 IEEE/ACM International Conference on Technical Debt (TechDebt). May 2018, Gothenberg, Sweden.
A Study of Factors that Lead Development Teams to Incur Technical Debt in Software Projects , Nicolli Rios, Rodrigo Oliveira Spínola, Manoel G. de Mendonça, and Carolyn Seaman. The Euromicro Conference on Software Engineering and Advanced Applications (SEAA), August 2018, Prague.
Enhancing Interest in Cybersecurity Careers: A Peer Mentoring Perspective , Vandana Janeja, Abu Zaher Md Faridee, Aryya Gangopadhyay, Carolyn Seaman, and Amy Everhart. Proceedings of the 49th ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE 18), February 2018, Baltimore, MD.
Describing What Experimental Software Engineering Experts Do When They Design Their Experiments – A Qualitative Study , Liliane Sheyla da Silva Fonseca, Carolyn Budinger Seaman, Sergio Castelo Branco Soares. 2017 ACM/IEEE International Symposium on Empirical Software Engineering and Measurement (ESEM), November 2017, Toronto, Canada.
Chasing the AHA! Moment: Exploring initial learnability of programming languages , Brian Frey, Juliana Doddridge, and Carolyn Seaman. 2017 IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages and Human-Centric Computing (VL/HCC), October 2017, Raleigh, NC.
Effects of Technical Debt Awareness: A Classroom Study , Graziela Simone Tonin, Alfredo Goldman, Carolyn Seaman, Diogo Pina. 18th International Conference on Agile Software Development (XP 2017), May 2017, Cologne, Germany.
Theoretical Conceptualization of TD: a Practical Perspective , Clauirton A. Siebra, Rebeka Oliveira, Carolyn B. Seaman, Fabio Q.B. da Silva, and Andre L.M. Santos. Journal of Systems and Software, v.120, 219-237, Special Issue on Technical Debt in Software Systems, 2016. DOI: 10.1016/j.jss.2016.05.043
Costs and obstacles encountered in technical debt management – A case study, Yuepu Guo, Carolyn Seaman, and Fabio Q.B. da Silva. Journal of Systems and Software, Volume 120, pp. 156-169. October 2016. doi:10.1016/j.jss.2016.07.008.
Could removal of project-level knowledge flow obstacles contribute to software process improvement? A study of software engineer perceptions, Susan M. Mitchell, Carolyn B. Seaman. Information and Software Technology. Volume 72, pp. 151-170. April 2016. doi:10.1016/j.infsof.2015.12.007.
Exploring the costs of technical debt management – a case study, Yuepu Guo, Rodrigo Oliveira Spínola, Carolyn Seaman. Empirical Software Engineering. 21(1):159-182, February 2016.
Identification and management of technical debt: A systematic mapping study, Nicolli S.R. Alves, Thiago S. Mendes, Manoel G. de Mendonça, Rodrigo O. Spínola, Forrest Shull, Carolyn Seaman. Information and Software Technology. Volume 70, pp. 100-121. February 2016. doi:10.1016/j.infsof.2015.10.008
Reducing Friction in Software Development, Paris Avgeriou, Philippe Kruchten, Robert L. Nord, Ipek Ozkaya, Carolyn Seaman. IEEE Software, January 2016, pp. 66-73.
Developing a Value-Based Methodology for Satisfying NASA Software Assurance Requirements , Daniel Port, Joel Wilf, Madeline Diep, Carolyn Seaman, Martin Feather. 49th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS), January 2016, pp. 5642-5651, doi:10.1109/HICSS.2016.698
A Mapping Study of Software Causal Factors for Improving Maintenance , C. Carroll, D. Falessi, V. Forney, A. Frances, C. Izurieta, C. Seaman. IEEE International Symposium on Empirical Software Engineering and Measurement (ESEM 2015) , Beijing, China, October 2015.
Scientists tell stories: About seeking help with programming , Brian Frey and Carolyn Seaman. 2015 IEEE Symposium on visual Languages and Human-Centric Computing (VL/HCC). October 2015. Atlanta, USA.
Ask the engineers: exploring repertory grids and personal constructs for software data analysis , Lucas Layman, Carolyn Seaman, Davide Falessi, and Madeline Diep. Proceedings of the 8th International Workshop on Cooperative and Human Aspects of Software Engineering, pp. 81-84. May 2015, Florence, Italy.
Comparing four approaches for technical debt identification , Nico Zazworka, Antonio Vetro’, Clemente Izurieta, Sunny Wong, Yuanfang Cai, Carolyn Seaman and Forrest Shull, Software Quality Journal, 21(2), April 2013. DOI: 10.1007/s11219-013-9200-8.
A Balancing Act: What Software Practitioners Have to Say about Technical Debt. Erin Lim, Nitin Taksande, and Carolyn Seaman. IEEE Software, 29(6):22-27, DOI: 10.1109/MS.2012.130, 2012.
An empirical study of process knowledge: coherence as a static process property. Carlton A. Crabtree, Anthony F. Norcio, and Carolyn B. Seaman. Journal of Software Evolution and Process,DOI: 10.1002/smr.1567, August 2012.
Linking Software Development and Business Strategy Through Measurement. Victor Basili , Jens Heidrich, Mikael Lindvall, Jürgen Münch, Myrna Regardie, Dieter Rombach, Carolyn Seaman, Adam Trendowicz. IEEE Computer, 43:4(57-65), DOI: 10.1109/MC.2010.108. April 2010.
Managing Technical Debt in Software-reliant Systems. Nanette Brown, Yuanfang Cai, Yuepu Guo, Rick Kazman, Miryung Kim, Philippe Kruchten, Erin Lim, Alan MacCormack, Robert Nord, Ipek Ozkaya, Raghvinder Sangwan, Carolyn Seaman, Kevin Sullivan, Nico Zazworka, Proceedings of the 18th FSE/SDP Workshop on Future of Software Engineering Research , 47-52, DOI: 10.1145/1882362.1882373. 2010.
An Empirical Investigation into the Adoption of Open Source Software in Hospitals, Gilberto Munoz-Cornejo, Carolyn B. Seaman, and A. Gunes Koru. International Journal of Healthcare Information Systems and Informatics. 3(3):16-37, July-September 2008.
Revealing actual documentation usage in software maintenance through war stories, Wayne G. Lutters and Carolyn B. Seaman. Information and Software Technology. 49(6):576-587, January 2007.
User Interface Evaluation and Empirically-Based Evolution of a Prototype Experience Management Tool, Carolyn B. Seaman, Manoel Mendonca, Victor Basili, Yong-Mi Kim. IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, 29(9): 838-850, September 2003.
COTS-Based Software Development: Processes and Open Issues , M. Morisio, C.B. Seaman, V.R. Basili, A.T. Parra, S.E. Kraft, and S.E. Condon. Journal of Systems and Software , 61(3):189-199, April 2002.
Qualitative Methods in Empirical Studies of Software Engineering, Carolyn B. Seaman, IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, 25(4):557-572, July/August 1999.
Communication and Organization: An Empirical Study of Discussion in Inspection Meetings, Carolyn B. Seaman and Victor R. Basili, IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, 24(7):559-572, July 1998.
Communication and Organization in Software Development: An Empirical Study, Carolyn B. Seaman and Victor R. Basili, IBM Systems Journal, 36(4), 1997.