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In Pursuit of Optimal Workflow Within The Apache Software Foundation

Abstract The following is a case study composed of three workflow investigations at the open source software development (OSSD) based Apache Software Foundation (Apache). I start with an examination of the workload inequality within the Apache, particularly with regard to requirements writing. I established that the stronger a participant's experience indicators are, the more likely they are to propose a requirement that is not a defect and the more likely the requirement is eventually implemented. Requirements at Apache are divided into work tickets (tickets). In our second investigation, I reported many insights into the distribution patterns of these tickets. The participants that create the tickets often had the best track records for dete... (more)
Created Date 2017
Contributor Panos, Ryan Charles (Author) / Collofello, James (Advisor) / Fowler, John (Advisor) / Pan, Rong (Committee member) / Wu, Teresa (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Management / Industrial engineering / mining software repositories / open source software / process mining / sequential pattern mining / software analytics / workflow mining
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 156 pages
Language English
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Note Doctoral Dissertation Industrial Engineering 2017
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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