Publications

Articles are counted when at least one author from SSRN and the paper can be found via DOI system.

Year 2020
  1. J. Melegati, R. Chanin, A. Sales, R. Prikladnicki, and X. Wang, “MVP and experimentation in software startups: a qualitative survey,” in 2020 46th Euromicro Conference on Software Engineering and Advanced Applications (SEAA), Aug. 2020, pp. 322–325, doi: 10.1109/SEAA51224.2020.00060.
  2. J. Melegati, R. Chanin, A. Sales, and R. Prikladnicki, “Towards Specific Software Engineering Practices for Early-Stage Startups,” in Agile Processes in Software Engineering and Extreme Programming – Workshops, Cham, 2020, pp. 18–22, doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-58858-8_2
  3. J. Melegati and X. Wang, “Hypotheses Elicitation in Early-Stage Software Startups Based on Cognitive Mapping,” in Agile Processes in Software Engineering and Extreme Programming, Cham, 2020, pp. 211–220, doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-49392-9_14.
  4. G. C. L. Leal, R. Prikladnicki, C. Ebert, R. Balancieri, and L. B. Pompermaier, “Practices and Tools for Software Start-Ups,” IEEE Software, vol. 37, no. 1, pp. 72–77, Jan. 2020, doi: 10.1109/MS.2019.2946783
  5. O. Cico, A. N. Duc, and L. Jaccheri, “Software Startup Formation in an Experiential-Based Course – An Empirical Investigation of Students’ Motivations,” in 2020 IEEE Global Engineering Education Conference (EDUCON), Apr. 2020, pp. 1278–1285, doi: 10.1109/EDUCON45650.2020.9125274.
  6. K.-K. Kemell, J. Risku, K. E. Strandjord, A. Nguyen-Duc, X. Wang, and P. Abrahamsson, “Internal Software Startups – A Multiple Case Study on Practices, Methods, and Success Factors,” in 2020 46th Euromicro Conference on Software Engineering and Advanced Applications (SEAA), Aug. 2020, pp. 326–333, doi: 10.1109/SEAA51224.2020.00061.
  7. K.-K. Kemell et al., “Business Model Canvas Should Pay More Attention to the Software Startup Team,” in 2020 46th Euromicro Conference on Software Engineering and Advanced Applications (SEAA), Aug. 2020, pp. 342–345, doi: 10.1109/SEAA51224.2020.00063.
  8. V. Berg, J. Birkeland, A. Nguyen-Duc, I. O. Pappas, and L. Jaccheri, “Achieving agility and quality in product development – an empirical study of hardware startups,” Journal of Systems and Software, vol. 167, p. 110599, Sep. 2020, doi: 10.1016/j.jss.2020.110599.
  9. O. Cico, A. N. Duc, and L. Jaccheri, “An Empirical Investigation on Software Practices in Growth Phase Startups,” in Proceedings of the Evaluation and Assessment in Software Engineering, New York, NY, USA, Apr. 2020, pp. 282–287, doi: 10.1145/3383219.3383249

Year 2019

  1. J. Melegati, A. Goldman, F. Kon, and X. Wang, “A model of requirements engineering in software startups,” Information and Software Technology, vol. 109, pp. 92–107, May 2019, doi: 10.1016/j.infsof.2019.02.001.
  2. J. Melegati, E. Guerra, I. Knop, and X. Wang, “A Board Game to Teach Team Composition in Software Startups,” in Software Business, Cham, 2019, pp. 321–335, doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-33742-1_25.
  3. J. Melegati, X. Wang, and P. Abrahamsson, “Hypotheses Engineering: First Essential Steps of Experiment-Driven Software Development,” in 2019 IEEE/ACM Joint 4th International Workshop on Rapid Continuous Software Engineering and 1st International Workshop on Data-Driven Decisions, Experimentation and Evolution (RCoSE/DDrEE), May 2019, pp. 16–19, doi: 10.1109/RCoSE/DDrEE.2019.00011.
  4. J. Melegati, R. Chanin, X. Wang, A. Sales, and R. Prikladnicki, “Enablers and Inhibitors of Experimentation in Early-Stage Software Startups,” in Product-Focused Software Process Improvement, Cham, 2019, pp. 554–569, doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-35333-9_39.
  5. D. Khanna and X. Wang, “How Software Startup Teams Reflect: Approaches, Triggers and Challenges,” in Software Business, Cham, 2019, pp. 353–368, doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-33742-1_28.
  6. A Nguyen-Duc, K Khalid, S Shahid Bajwa, T Lønnestad, Minimum Viable Products for Internet of Things Applications: Common Pitfalls and Practices, Future Internet 11 (2), 50, 2019
  7. J Melegati, R Chanin, X Wang, A Sales, R Prikladnicki, Perceived Benefits and Challenges of Learning Startup Methodologies for Software Engineering Students, 50th ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education
  8. X. Wang, “The Rise of Software Startup Research: An Insider’s View,” in Software Business, Cham, 2019, pp. 11–18, doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-33742-1_2.
    L. Pompermaier, R. Chanin, A. Sales, and R. Prikladnicki, “MVP Development Process for Software Startups,” in Software Business, Cham, 2019, pp. 409–412, doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-33742-1_33.
    R. Chanin, L. Pompermaier, A. Sales, and R. Prikladnicki, “Collaborative Practices for Software Requirements Gathering in Software Startups,” in 2019 IEEE/ACM 12th International Workshop on Cooperative and Human Aspects of Software Engineering (CHASE), May 2019, pp. 31–32, doi: 10.1109/CHASE.2019.00014.
  9. E. Klotins et al., “A progression model of software engineering goals, challenges, and practices in start-ups,” IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, pp. 1–1, 2019, doi: 10.1109/TSE.2019.2900213.

Year 2018

  1. V Berg, J Birkeland, A Nguyen-Duc, IO Pappas, L Jaccheri, Software startup engineering: A systematic mapping study, Journal of Systems and Software 144, 255-274, 2018
  2. H. Edison, N. M. Smørsgård, X. Wang, and P. Abrahamsson, “Lean Internal Startups for Software Product Innovation in Large Companies: Enablers and Inhibitors,” Journal of Systems and Software, vol. 135, pp. 69–87, Jan. 2018, doi: 10.1016/j.jss.2017.09.034.
  3. A Nguyen-Duc, X Weng, P Abrahamsson. A preliminary study of agility in business and production: cases of early-stage hardware startups, 12th ACM/IEEE International Symposium on Empirical Software Engineering and Measurement, 2018
  4. Klotins, M. Unterkalmsteiner, P. Chatzipetrou, T. Gorschek, R. Prikladinicki, N. Tripathi and L. Pompermaier,Exploration of Technical Debt in Start-ups, ICSE’2018
  5. Y Dahle, AN Duc, M Steinert, R Chizhevskiy, Resource and Competence (Internal) View vs. Environment and Market (External) View when defining a Business, IEEE International Conference on Engineering, Technology and Innovation (ICE/ITMC), 2018
  6. D Khanna, A Nguyen-Duc, X Wang, From MVPs to pivots: a hypothesis-driven journey of two software startups, International Conference of Software Business, 2018
  7. E.Klotins, M. Unterkalmsteiner, T. Gorschek, The Software Start-up Context Map – research and decision support taxonomy, IEEE Software, 2018
  8. A. Nguyen-Duc, X. Weng, and P. Abrahamsson, “A preliminary study of agility in business and production: cases of early-stage hardware startups,” in Proceedings of the 12th ACM/IEEE International Symposium on Empirical Software Engineering and Measurement, New York, NY, USA, Oct. 2018, pp. 1–4, doi: 10.1145/3239235.3267430
  9. A Nguven-Duc, Y Dahle, M Steinert, P Abrahamsson, Towards understanding startup product development as effectual entrepreneurial behaviors, International Conference on Product-Focused Software Process Improvement, 2017
  10. E.Klotins, M. Unterkalmsteiner, T. Gorschek, Software Engineering in Start-up Companies: an Exploratory Study of 88 Start-ups, Empirical Software Engineering 2018
  11. E.Klotins, M. Unterkalmsteiner, T. Gorschek, Software Engineering Anti-patterns in start-ups, IEEE Software 2018
  12. Y. Dahle, A. N. Duc, M. Steinert, and R. Chizhevskiy, “Resource and Competence (Internal) View vs. Environment and Market (External) View When Defining a Business,” in 2018 IEEE International Conference on Engineering, Technology and Innovation (ICE/ITMC), Jun. 2018, pp. 1–9, doi: 10.1109/ICE.2018.8436318.
  13. R. Chanin, A. Sales, L. Pompermaier, and R. Prikladnicki, “Challenge based startup learning: a framework to teach software startup,” in Proceedings of the 23rd Annual ACM Conference on Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education, New York, NY, USA, Jul. 2018, pp. 266–271, doi: 10.1145/3197091.3197122
  14. R. Chanin, A. Sales, L. Pompermaier, and R. Prikladnicki, “A Systematic Mapping Study On Software Startups Education,” in Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on Evaluation and Assessment in Software Engineering 2018, New York, NY, USA, Jun. 2018, pp. 163–168, doi: 10.1145/3210459.3210478.
  15. R. Chanin, A. Sales, L. Pompermaier, and R. Prikladnicki, “Poster: Startup Software Development Education: A Systematic Mapping Study,” in 2018 IEEE/ACM 40th International Conference on Software Engineering: Companion (ICSE-Companion), May 2018, pp. 143–144.
  16. E. Klotins et al., “Exploration of technical debt in start-ups,” in Proceedings of the 40th International Conference on Software Engineering: Software Engineering in Practice, New York, NY, USA, May 2018, pp. 75–84, doi: 10.1145/3183519.3183539.
  17. N. Tripathi et al., “An anatomy of requirements engineering in software startups using multi-vocal literature and case survey,” Journal of Systems and Software, vol. 146, pp. 130–151, Dec. 2018, doi: 10.1016/j.jss.2018.08.059.
Year 2017
  1. Klotins, Eriks. “Using the case survey method to explore engineering practices in software start-ups.” Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Software Engineering for Startups. IEEE Press, 2017.
  2. Nguyen Duc, A., Dahle, Y., Abrahamsson, P., Steinert, M. (2017). Towards understanding startup product development as effectual entrepreneurial behaviors, PROFES2017, Innsburk, Austria
  3. S. S. Bajwa, X. Wang, A. Nguyen Duc, and P. Abrahamsson, “‘Failures’ to be celebrated: an analysis of major pivots of software startups,” Empir Software Eng, vol. 22, no. 5, pp. 2373–2408, Oct. 2017, doi: 10.1007/s10664-016-9458-0.
  4. Bajwa, S. S. and Wang, X. and Nguyen Duc, A. and Chanin, Rafael M. and Prikladnicki, R. and Pompermaier, L. B. and Abrahamsson, P. (2017).Start-Ups Must Be Ready to Pivot, IEEE Software vol. 34 (3), 18-22
  5. Dahle, Y., Steinert, M., Nguyen Duc, A., Abrahamsson, P. (2017). Towards understanding startup product development as effectual entrepreneurial behaviors, 23rd International conference on Engineering, Technology and Innovation 2017, Madeira, Portugal
  6. U. Rafiq, S. S. Bajwa, X. Wang, and I. Lunesu, “Requirements Elicitation Techniques Applied in Software Startups,” in 2017 43rd Euromicro Conference on Software Engineering and Advanced Applications (SEAA), Aug. 2017, pp. 141–144, doi: 10.1109/SEAA.2017.73.
  7. J. Pantiuchina, M. Mondini, D. Khanna, X. Wang, and P. Abrahamsson, “Are Software Startups Applying Agile Practices? The State of the Practice from a Large Survey,” in Agile Processes in Software Engineering and Extreme Programming, Cham, 2017, pp. 167–183, doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-57633-6_11.
  8. R. Chanin, L. Pompermaier, K. Fraga, A. Sales, and R. Prikladnicki, “Applying customer development for software requirements in a startup development program,” in Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Software Engineering for Startups, Buenos Aires, Argentina, May 2017, pp. 2–5, Accessed: Oct. 28, 2020.
  9. Nguyen Duc, A., Cruzes, D. S., Hanssen G. K., Snarby, T., Abrahamsson, P. (2017). Coopetition of software firms in Open source software ecosystems, 8th ICSOB 2017, Essen, Germany
  10. Nguyen Duc, A., Dahle, Y., Abrahamsson, P., Steinert, M. (2017). Towards understanding startup product development as effectual entrepreneurial behaviors, 8th ICSOB 2017, Essen, Germany
  11. Nguyen Duc, A., Abrahamsson, P. (2017). Exploring the outsourcing relationships in software startups A multiple case study, EASE2017, Karlskrona, Sweden
  12. Nguyen Duc, A. Wang X., Abrahamsson, P. (2017). What Influences the Speed of Prototyping? An Empirical Investigation of Twenty Software Startups, Norwegian, XP2017, Cologne, Germany
  13. A. Nguven-Duc, Y. Dahle, M. Steinert, and P. Abrahamsson, “Towards Understanding Startup Product Development as Effectual Entrepreneurial Behaviors,” in Product-Focused Software Process Improvement, 2017, pp. 265–279.

Year 2016

  1. C. Giardino, N. Paternoster, M. Unterkalmsteiner, T. Gorschek, and P. Abrahamsson, “Software Development in Startup Companies: The Greenfield Startup Model,” IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, vol. 42, no. 6, pp. 585–604, Jun. 2016, doi: 10.1109/TSE.2015.2509970.
  2. Unterkalmsteiner, M., Abrahamsson, P., Wang, X., Nguyen Duc, A., Shah, S. et al. (2016). Software Startups – A Research Agenda. e-Informatica Software Engineering Journal.
  3. Bajwa S. S. , Wang X., Nguyen Duc, A., Abrahamsson P. (2016). Failures to be Celebrated: An Analysis of Major Pivots of Software Startups. Empricial Software Engineering.
  4. Nguyen Duc, A., Shah S. and Abrahamsson, P. (2016). Towards an early stage software startups evolution model. Euromicro SEAA
  5. S. S. Bajwa, X. Wang, A. N. Duc, and P. Abrahamsson, “How Do Software Startups Pivot? Empirical Results from a Multiple Case Study,” in Software Business, Cham, 2016, pp. 169–176, doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-40515-5_14.
  6. H. Edison, X. Wang, and P. Abrahamsson, “Product Innovation through Internal Startup in Large Software Companies: A Case Study,” in 2016 42th Euromicro Conference on Software Engineering and Advanced Applications (SEAA), Aug. 2016, pp. 128–135, doi: 10.1109/SEAA.2016.36.
  7. A. N. Duc and P. Abrahamsson, “Minimum Viable Product or Multiple Facet Product? The Role of MVP in Software Startups,” in Agile Processes, in Software Engineering, and Extreme Programming, 2016, pp. 118–130
  8. E. Lindgren and J. Münch, “Raising the odds of success: the current state of experimentation in product development,” Information and Software Technology, vol. 77, pp. 80–91, Sep. 2016, doi: 10.1016/j.infsof.2016.04.008.
Year 2015
  1. Anh Nguyen-Duc, Pertti Seppänen, Pekka Abrahamsson: Hunter-gatherer cycle: a conceptual model of the evolution of software startups. ICSSP 2015: 199-203
  2. E. Klotins, M. Unterkalmsteiner, T. Gorschek, Software engineering in start-ups: a mapping study. Proceedings of 6th International Conference on Software Business, pp 245-257, 2015
  3. Henry Edison, Xiaofeng Wang, Pekka Abrahamsson: Lean startup: why large software companies should care. XP Workshops 2015: 2
  4. Carmine Giardino, Sohaib Shahid Bajwa, Xiaofeng Wang, Pekka Abrahamsson: Key Challenges in Early-Stage Software Startups. XP 2015: 52-63
  5. A. Järvi, V. Taajamaa, and S. Hyrynsalmi, “Lean Software Startup – An Experience Report from an Entrepreneurial Software Business Course,” in Software Business, Cham, 2015, pp. 230–244, doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-19593-3_21.
  6. H. Edison, X. Wang, and P. Abrahamsson, “Lean startup: why large software companies should care,” in Scientific Workshop Proceedings of the XP2015, New York, NY, USA, May 2015, pp. 1–7, doi: 10.1145/2764979.2764981.

Year 2014

  1. Nicolò Paternoster, Carmine Giardino, Michael Unterkalmsteiner, Tony Gorschek, Pekka Abrahamsson: Software development in startup companies: A systematic mapping study. Information & Software Technology 56(10): 1200-1218 (2014)
  2. Carmine Giardino, Michael Unterkalmsteiner, Nicolò Paternoster, Tony Gorschek, Pekka Abrahamsson: What Do We Know about Software Development in Startups? IEEE Software 31(5): 28-32 (2014)
  3. Sarunas Marciuska, Çigdem Gencel, Pekka Abrahamsson: Exploring How Feature Usage Relates to Customer Perceived Value: A Case Study in a Startup Company. ICSOB 2013: 166-177
  4. Carmine Giardino, Xiaofeng Wang, Pekka Abrahamsson: Why Early-Stage Software Startups Fail: A Behavioral Framework. ICSOB 2014: 27-41