Which specific needs in a company might be addressed by following a software product line approach?
It identifies drivers that motive the adoption of a software product line approach in a company.
To what extent a company is prepared for adopting a product line production approach?
It assessess to what extent a company is prepared to transit towards a product line approach and helps users to identify points where particular attention is necessary
What are my results?
They present a quantitative and graphical analysis about how your organization is doing in the dimensions under evaluation
Opportunities, threats, weaknesses and strengths that can motivate a technology change addressed from a software product line-based approach.
Operational, technical and economic conditions that result in opportunities, threats, weaknesses and strengths that an organization should face when a software product line approach is introduced.
The APPLIES framework is being developed iteratively. The latest version available is 2.0.a.1. We are currently comparing and analyzing the results obtained from empirical evaluations carried out with different stakeholders in 2018. Soon we will launch a new version that integrates and consolidates the results obtained in these experiences in order to improve APPLIES and make it more relevant for those interested in adopting product line engineering.
“The company gains new customers due to the variability among its products”
Example strenght-based adoption driver
“The company has similar products that were implemented in completely different ways”
Example weakenes-based adoption driver
If you want to collaborate or you’re interested on using APPLIES contact us we’d love to hear from you!
APPLIES is an active research project developed in the frame of Luisa Rincon’s Ph.D. This project is led by Professors Camille Salinesi and Raúl Mazo from Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne University.