Research

Current Research

My main research interest is on Empirical Software Engineering, applied to industrial Case Studies and Literature Reviews.

Software Maintenance and Evolution

Mining software repository for evaluating the presence and harmfulness of code smells and architectural smells

Lean and Agile Software Development

Evaluation of methods, techniques and processes for continuous and rapid value delivery in SMEs, supporting companies in adopting agile and lean methods.

Effort Estimation

Effort estimation in the context of agile and waterfall development processes

Agile Methods

Analysis and improvement of Agile Software Development processes, empirically evaluating pros and cons of different techniques in different contexts.

Other Activities

2020

24th Evaluation and Assessment in Software Engineering (EASE 2020)

Local Organizing chair 24th Evaluation and Assessment in Software Engineering (EASE 2020) June 2020, Tampere, Finland
2020

24th Evaluation and Assessment in Software Engineering (EASE 2020)

short paper co-chair 24th Evaluation and Assessment in Software Engineering (EASE 2020) June 2020, Tampere, Finland
2020

21th International Conference on Agile Software Development (XP 2020)

Empirical Studies track co-chair 21th International Conference on Agile Software Development (XP 2020) May 2020, Copenhagen, Denmark
2019

23th Evaluation and Assessment in Software Engineering (EASE 2019)

Short paper co-chair 23th Evaluation and Assessment in Software Engineering (EASE 2019) 15-17 Aoril 2019, Copenhagen, Denmark
2019

15th International Conference on Open Source Systems (OSS 2019)

Proceeding chair 15th International Conference on Open Source Systems (OSS 2019) 25-26 May 2019, Montreal, Canada
2017

First International Workshop on Microservices for Agile Software Development

Co-organizer 18th International Conference on Agile Software Development (XP2017) May 26th, Cologne, Germany
2013

Italian Conference of Open Source Software

Co-organizer Como, Italy
2012

First Summer School on Open Source Software

Co-organizer Como, Italy
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List of Publications