[ecoop-info] CFC Proposals:Agile and Lean Service-Oriented Development: Foundations, Theory

Nour.Ali nour.ali at lero.ie
Mon Oct 11 13:14:33 CEST 2010


(Proposal Submission Deadline: November 18, 2010)

Agile and Lean Service-Oriented Development: Foundations, Theory

and Practice

A book edited by Dr. Xiaofeng Wang and Dr. Nour Ali (Lero, the Irish
Software Engineering Research Centre), Prof. Isidro Ramos (Universidad
Politecnica de Valencia) and Prof. Richard Vidgen (University of New
South Wales)


To be published by IGI Global:


Motivation and Objectives

Service Oriented Engineering (SOE) and Agile and Lean software
development present promising solutions for contemporary software
development projects to deal effectively with challenges in increasingly
turbulent business environments typified by unpredictable markets,
changing customer requirements, pressures of ever shorter
time-to-deliver, and rapidly advancing information technologies.
Research and practice of SOE and Agile and Lean software development
have been advancing independently over the past years and have become
the prevailing system development approaches. It is intriguing to
explore the potential synergy that comes from a combination of both
areas. As distinct as they seem to be, SOE and Agile and Lean software
development may have a lot in common and can inform each other.
Therefore, the objectives of this book are:

*        To explore the foundations on which SOE and Agile and Lean
methods can be combined;

*        To build the conceptual basis and empirical evidences for the
combination of the two approaches; and

*        To provide tools, best practices and guidelines for agile and
lean service oriented development in practice.


Target Audience

The prospective audience of the book can be:

*	Researchers interested in Agile and Lean software development,
service computing/service science or both; 
*	Software development practitioners who want to explore the
potential of both approaches; and 
*	University students specialising in software engineering or
information systems. 


Recommended topics include, but are not limited to, the following:

-         Applying agile values and principles in developing
service-oriented systems

-         Organization adoption of agile/lean software development for
service oriented development

-         Applications and domains where agile/lean development is
appropriate for service oriented systems

-         Agile/lean governance of service oriented systems

-         Test-driven service oriented systems

-         Service oriented architectures driven by agile/lean principles

-         Evolving requirements in service oriented systems

-         Various agile practices applied in service oriented contexts

-         Refactoring of service oriented systems.

-         Migration to service oriented systems using agile approaches

-         Agile modelling and business process modelling

-         Agile contracts and service level agreements including service
negotiation and contracts

-         Agile/lean cloud computing

-         Achieving business agility in service oriented systems

-         Tools to support/comply with agile service oriented systems

-         Documentation standards for agile development in service
oriented systems

-         Patterns in agile service oriented development

-         Agile enterprise service oriented architecture

-         Agile service delivery

-         Project management of service oriented systems

-         Empirical, industrial studies and experience reports, lessons
learnt on these topics


Important Dates

November 18, 2010:    Proposal Submission Deadline

December 18, 2010:     Notification of Acceptance

March 18, 2011:               Full Chapter Submission

May 31, 2011:                  Review Results Returned

June 30, 2011:                  Final Chapter Submission


Submission Procedure

Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit on or before
November 18, 2010, a 2-3 page chapter proposal clearly explaining the
mission and concerns of his or her proposed chapter. Authors of accepted
proposals will be notified by December 18, 2010 about the status of
their proposals and sent chapter guidelines. Full chapters are expected
to be submitted by March 18, 2011. 


All submitted chapters will be reviewed on a double-blind review basis,
under the guidance of the editorial advisory board members who are
recognized senior researchers from both areas. Contributors may also be
requested to serve as reviewers for this project.  


For more details and to follow the advancement of the book, please visit


Inquiries and submissions can be sent to: Xiaofeng.wang at lero.ie,
nour.ali at lero.ie, iramos at dsic.upv.es or r.vidgen at unsw.edu.au.  



This book is scheduled to be published by IGI Global (formerly Idea
Group Inc. http://www.igi-global.com.) The book is scheduled for release
in early 2012.



Nour Ali, PhD.

Lero, The Irish Software Engineering Research Centre,

University of Limerick,




-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: http://web.satd.uma.es/pipermail/ecoop-info/attachments/20101011/e5bffbf8/attachment-0001.html 

More information about the ecoop-info mailing list