MODELING AND SIMULATION FOR DECISION SUPPORT IN SOFTWARE PROJECT WORKFORCE MANAGEMENT

Bernardo Giori Ambrósio, José Luis Braga, Moisés A. Resende-Filho, Jugurta Lisboa Filho

Abstract

This paper presents and discusses the construction of a system dynamics model, focusing on key managerial decision variables related to workforce management during requirements extraction in software development projects. Our model establishes the relationships among those variables, making it possible to analyze and to better understand their mutual influences. Simulations conducted with the model made it possible to verify and foresee the consequences of risk factors (e.g. people turnover and high requirements volatility) on quality and cost of work. Three scenarios (e.g. optimistic, baseline and pessimistic) are set using data from previous studies and data collected in a software development company.

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Ambrósio B., Braga J., Resende-Filho M. and Lisboa Filho J. (2009). MODELING AND SIMULATION FOR DECISION SUPPORT IN SOFTWARE PROJECT WORKFORCE MANAGEMENT . In Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 2: ICEIS, ISBN 978-989-8111-85-2, pages 305-308. DOI: 10.5220/0001857203050308


in Bibtex Style

@conference{iceis09,
author={Bernardo Giori Ambrósio and José Luis Braga and Moisés A. Resende-Filho and Jugurta Lisboa Filho},
title={MODELING AND SIMULATION FOR DECISION SUPPORT IN SOFTWARE PROJECT WORKFORCE MANAGEMENT},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 2: ICEIS,},
year={2009},
pages={305-308},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001857203050308},
isbn={978-989-8111-85-2},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 2: ICEIS,
TI - MODELING AND SIMULATION FOR DECISION SUPPORT IN SOFTWARE PROJECT WORKFORCE MANAGEMENT
SN - 978-989-8111-85-2
AU - Ambrósio B.
AU - Braga J.
AU - Resende-Filho M.
AU - Lisboa Filho J.
PY - 2009
SP - 305
EP - 308
DO - 10.5220/0001857203050308