Ramblings of Daniel Graziotin

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[Explained] In need of creative mobile service ideas? Forget adults and ask young children

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I. Kuzmickaja, X. Wang, D. Graziotin, G. Dodero, and P. Abrahamsson, “In need of creative mobile service ideas? Forget adults and ask young children“, SAGE Open, vol. 5, no. 3, pp. 1-15, 2015. DOI: 10.1177/2158244015601719. Open access. Click the link and read the study. Previous studies about technological innovation have suggested that creativity is a key component of innovation...

[Explained] Happy software developers solve problems better: psychological measurements in empirical software engineering

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D. Graziotin, X. Wang, P. Abrahamsson, “Happy software developers solve problems better: psychological measurements in empirical software engineering“,PeerJ, vol. 2, pp. e289, 2014. DOI:10.7717/peerj.289 Open access. Click the link and read the study. In this study we tested a series of hypotheses coming from various psychology fields. These hypotheses were about a difference of...

What happens when you tell 1st year BSc students to create something using old, broken objects and Raspberry Pis?

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We should find the strenght to fight the too frequent it’s not possible feeling that erupts when we expect somebody to perform under what we believe is a too high bar. Even more, one is biased when asked to believe that 1st year bachelor students are able to achieve great things. They are. For the Introduction to Management Engineering course, our 1st year BSc students in Computer Science...

The Dynamics of Creativity in Software Development on Figshare

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I’ve just uploaded to figshare a Doctoral Symposium paper to be presented at PROFES 2013 conference. The document summarizes my first four months of PhD research. It proposes a research design towards a theory on creativity in software development. This paper is the final version, after peer review. As I hold the copyright of the paper, this is my first truly open-access publication. The...

Ramblings of Daniel Graziotin

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Dr. Daniel Graziotin received his PhD in computer science, software engineering at the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy. His research interests include human aspects in empirical software engineering with psychological measurements, Web engineering, and open science. He researches, publishes, and reviews for venues in software engineering, human-computer interaction, and psychology. Daniel is the founder of the psychoempirical software engineering discipline and guidelines. He is associate editor at the Journal of Open Research Software, academic editor at the Research Ideas and Outcomes (RIO) journal, and academic editor at the Open Communications in Computer Science journal. He is the local coordinator of the Italian Open science local group for the Open Knowledge Foundation. He is a member of ACM, SIGSOFT, and IEEE.

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