• Investigating a conceptual construct for software context 

      Kirk, D.; MacDonell, S.G. (ACM DL (Digital Library), 2014-05-13)
      A growing number of empirical software engineering researchers suggest that a complementary focus on theory is required if the discipline is to mature. A first step in theory-building involves the establishment of suitable ...
    • Progress report on a proposed theory for software development 

      Kirk, D.C.; MacDonell, S.G. (2015-07)
      There is growing acknowledgement within the software engineering community that a theory of software development is needed to integrate the myriad methodologies that are currently popular, some of which are based on opposing ...