Research On Scientific Communication And Research

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Stockholm University Department of Computer and Systems Sciences Course: Scientific Communication and Research Methodology FMVEK project 7.5 credits Autumn term 2014 Course instructor: Matti Tedre Facilitator: Ranil Peiris Colombage Table of Contents Abstract 3 1. Introduction 3 1.1 Background 3 1.2 Research objectives 4 1.3 Research Questions 4 1.4 Limitations of the study 4 2. Methodology 5 2.1 Data Collection Methods 5 2.2 Participants / Sampling 6 2.3 Data Analysis 7 2.4 Research Ethics 7 3. Results 9 3.1 Data Collection and Analysis 9 3.2 Results 10 3.2.1 Participants Education and Experience 11 3.2.2 Localisation Project Agility 11 3.2.3 Localisation Project cost efficiency 13 3.2.4 Localisation Project completion 14 3.2.5 Shifted from one methodology to another 15 3.2.6 Localisation Projects and releases frequencies 16 3.2.7 Qualitative data from free text questionnaire’s fields 17 4. Discussion 21 Conclusion 24 References 26 Appendix 1: Glossary of Terms and Abbreviations 26 Appendix 2: Informed Consent Form 27 Appendix 3: Data Collection Protocols Used 29 Appendix 4: Other Appendices 32 Appendix 4.1: Questions Graphs 32 Appendix 4.2: Advantages – Disadvantages Categorised 41 Agile Software Localisation vs. Waterfall practice Efstratios Magos Stockholm University Department of Computer and Systems Sciences Abstract This study is investigating the balances that should be kept in Software Localisation Projects where either an Agile or a Waterfall or
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