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The learner experience of student-led international group project work in software engineering. (2014)
Conference Proceeding
MCDERMOTT, R., BASS, J. and LALCHANDANI, J.P. 2014. The learner experience of student-led international group project work in software engineering. In Proceedings of the 2014 Frontiers in education conference (FIE 2014): opening innovations and internationalization in engineering education, 22-25 October 2014, Madrid, Spain. Piscataway: IEEE [online], article number 7044181. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/FIE.2014.7044181

Software development has become increasingly globalized because of technological innovation, the evolution of work and business processes, as well as prevailing educational systems and national policies [1]. This paper addresses the challenges faced... Read More about The learner experience of student-led international group project work in software engineering..

Scrum master activities: process tailoring in large enterprise projects. (2014)
Conference Proceeding
BASS, J.M. 2014. Scrum master activities: process tailoring in large enterprise projects. In Proceedings of the 9th IEEE international conference on global software engineering (ICGSE 2014), 18-21 August 2014, Shanghai, China. Los Alamitos: IEEE Computer Society [online], article number 6915249, pages 6-15. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/ICGSE.2014.24

This paper explores practitioner descriptions of agile method tailoring in large-scale offshore or outsourced enterprise projects. Specifically, tailoring of the scrum master role is investigated. The scrum master acts as a facilitator for software d... Read More about Scrum master activities: process tailoring in large enterprise projects..

How product owner teams scale agile methods to large distributed enterprises. (2014)
Journal Article
BASS, J.M. 2015. How product owner teams scale agile methods to large distributed enterprises. Empirical software engineering [online], 20(6), pages 1525-1557. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10664-014-9322-z

Software development teams in large scale offshore enterprise development programmes are often under intense pressure to deliver high quality software within challenging time contraints. Project failures can attract adverse publicity and damage corpo... Read More about How product owner teams scale agile methods to large distributed enterprises..

Cloud computing: adoption issues for sub-Saharan African SMEs. (2014)
Journal Article
DAHIRU, A. A., BASS, J. and ALLISON, I. 2014. Cloud computing: adoption issues for sub-Saharan African SMEs. Electronic journal of information systems in developing countries [online], 62(1), pages 1-17. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1002/j.1681-4835.2014.tb00439.x

This paper explores the emergence and adoption of cloud computing by small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and points towards its implications for developing countries in sub-Saharan Africa. Several studies have shown the importance of technologi... Read More about Cloud computing: adoption issues for sub-Saharan African SMEs..