Type

Journal Article

Authors

Paul Clarke
Rory V. O'Connor
Murat Yilmaz
Mert Yilmez

Subjects

Computer Science

Topics
interactive assessment personality team process gamification software process improvement software practitioners software development process personality development

A gamification approach to improve the software development process by exploring the personality of software practitioners (2016)

Abstract Although there are various kinds of processes designed to manage the complexities of software development, it is still a challenging endeavor. Recently, a significant number of researchers have started to investigate social problems such as incompatibilities with respect to personality that is likely to be encountered in all stages of the software development process. However, there is no computer-based artifact to reveal the personality types of software practitioners. To bridge this gap, a virtual 3D assessment environment is developed with the ability to immerse individuals similar to a realistic model of the assessment. The interactive questionnaire is based on previous interactive personality assessment framework, which was specifically designed for software engineers. Based on the developed tool, a study was conducted on software practitioners. The data gathered via a survey study from software practitioners is analyzed to observe the difference between the results of paper-based and interactive versions of the same assessment. The analysis of this research states that there is a significant difference between the results of participant’s survey scores. Overall, these results indicate that proposed tool is relevant to help software professionals to improve the software development process when personality types are in consideration.
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Full list of authors on original publication

Paul Clarke, Rory V. O'Connor, Murat Yilmaz, Mert Yilmez

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