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ICSE 2011: Research industry panel

  1. 1. Panel:  What  Industry  Wants     from  Research   Organizers:      Jorge  Aranda,  Daniela  Damian,     Marian  Petre,  Margaret-­‐Anne  Storey,  Greg  Wilson    
  2. 2. A  conversa>on  is  started…  
  3. 3. Ques>ons  we  asked…     What  is  your  percep%on  of  soFware  engineering   research?    Conferences,  journals,   collabora>ons…   What  counts  as  evidence?    How  do  you  find  out   about  results?   What  topics  should  soFware  engineering   research  focus  on?    
  4. 4. Percep%ons  of  so0ware  research   Focused  on  organiza%ons  that  don’t  compare  to  us    Results  may  fail  to  scale          Piecemeal  improvements   Irrelevant,  dated,  ignoring  cuRng  edge  problems   hSp://>nyurl.com/icse2011panel  
  5. 5. What  counts  as  evidence?   Preference  for  quan>ta>ve  data  and  sta>s>cal   significance   Associa>on  of  qualita>ve  data  with     'mere  anecdote‘   But  -­‐  influen>al  opinions  persuasive   hSp://>nyurl.com/icse2011panel  
  6. 6. Difficulty  in  applying  our  findings   Resistance  to  change  for  small  poten>al  gains   hSp://>nyurl.com/icse2011panel  
  7. 7. Dissemina%on  of  results   Results  are  not  geRng  out  there!   Sugges5ons:     Researchers  should  be  aSending     prac>>oner  conferences    Need  to  dis>ll  research  results  for   prac>>oners   hSp://>nyurl.com/icse2011panel  
  8. 8. Research  topics  of  interest   Developer  issues    Tool  issues      Code  issues        User  Issues          Evalua>on  Issues            Management  issues   hSp://>nyurl.com/icse2011panel  
  9. 9. Reac%ons  to  our  blog?   hSp://>nyurl.com/icse2011panel  
  10. 10. Broadening  this  conversa>on  
  11. 11. Panel  par>cipants   David  Weiss,  Iowa  State  University   John  Penix,  Google   Lionel  Briand,  Simula  Research  Laboratory   Peri  Tarr,  IBM  Thomas  J.  Watson  Research  Center   Tatsuhiro  Nishioka,  Corporate  SoFware   Engineering  Center,  Toshiba  Corpora>on   Wolfram  Schulte,  MicrosoF  Research  
  12. 12. Ques>ons  we  posed  to  the  panelists…   What  percep%on  does  industry  have  of  academic   research?   What  kind  of    evidence  is  compelling?   Which  research  ques%ons  should  be  addressed?   Most  useful  empirical  finding?  Success  story?       How  to  improve  dissemina%on  of  research   results?     How  to  engage  industry  in  research?  
  13. 13. Panel  format   5  min  presenta>ons  from  the  panelists   Your  turn!       <1  minute  closing  statement  from  each  panelist    
  14. 14. Panel  par>cipants   David  Weiss,  Iowa  State  University   John  Penix,  Google   Lionel  Briand,  Simula  Research  Laboratory   Peri  Tarr,  IBM  Thomas  J.  Watson  Research  Center   Tatsuhiro  Nishioka,  Corporate  SoFware   Engineering  Center,  Toshiba  Corpora>on   Wolfram  Schulte,  MicrosoF  Research  

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