Publications

I’ve written on a range of topics:

  • Agile software development and agile project management
  • Grounded Theory
  • Cooperative and Human Aspects of Software Engineering (CHASE)
  • Software/Computer Science/Agile Education
  • Working with Industry
  • Serious/Educational Games & Tools
  • Global Software Development/Engineering
  • Human/User-centred Design

Publications in each of these areas are listed by topic below.
To see publications ordered by year, click here.

Theory of Becoming Agile

Rashina Hoda and James Noble, Becoming Agile: A Grounded Theory of Agile Transitions in PracticeIEEE 39th International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE), Buenos Aires, pp. 141-151, 2017 [Preprint PDFDistinguished Paper Award – ICSE2017

Agile Reviews

Rashina Hoda, Norsaremah Salleh and John Grundy, The Rise and Evolution of Agile Software Development, IEEE Software special issue on The 50th Anniversary of Software Engineering, 2018 [upcoming] [Read Online]

Rashina Hoda, Norsaremah Salleh, John Grundy, and Hu Mein Tee, Systematic Literature Reviews in Agile Software Development: A Tertiary StudyInformation and Software Technology, vol. 85, pp. 60-70, May 2017 [Preprint PDF] [Read Online]

Large-Scale/Software-Intensive Agile

Saskia Bick, Kai Spohrer, Rashina Hoda, Alexander Scheerer and Armin Heinzl, Coordination Challenges in Large-Scale Software Development: A Case Study of Planning Misalignment in Hybrid SettingsIEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, 2017 [Preprint PDF] [Read Online]

Johannes Berglind Söderqvist,  Ludvig Lindlöf and Rashina Hoda, Self-organization of the product and organization relationship – A processual perspective on the mirroring hypothesisR&D Management Conference, Milan, July 2018

Agile Project Management

Rashina Hoda, and Latha Karthigaa Murugesan, Multi-Level Agile Project Management Challenges: A Self-Organizing Team PerspectiveJournal of Systems and Software, Vol. 117, pp. 245-257, 2016 [Read Online] [PDF]

Yogeshwar Shastri,  Rashina Hoda,  Robert Amor, Understanding the Roles of the Manager in Agile Project ManagementInnovations in Software Engineering (ISEC), India, 2017 [Link] [Preprint PDF]

Yogeshwar Shastri, Rashina Hoda, Robert Amor, Does the “Project Manager” still exist in Agile Software Development Projects? Accepted to the 23rd Asia-Pacific Software Engineering Conference (ASPEC), Hamilton, 6-9th December 2016 [Preprint PDF]

Rashina Hoda, James Noble, Stuart Marshall, Agile Project Management: A Grounded Theory Perspective. NZCSRSC2009, Auckland, NZ. April 2009 [Link]

Rashina Hoda, James Noble, Stuart Marshall, Exploring the Role of the Manager in Agile Projects. Australasian Computing Doctoral Consortium (ACDC’09), Wellington, NZ. January 2009, [PDF]

Rashina Hoda, James Noble, Stuart Marshall, Agile Project Management. NZCSRSC2008, Christchurch. 14-17th April, 2008. [PDF]

Self-organizing Agile Teams

Rashina Hoda, James Noble, Stuart Marshall, Self-Organizing Roles on Agile Software Development Teams. IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering (TSE),  Vol. 39, Issue 3,  Pages 422-444, 2013 [Link] [PDF]

Rashina Hoda, James Noble, Stuart Marshall, Developing a Grounded Theory to Explain the Practices of Self-Organizing Agile Teams. Empirical Software Engineering Journal (ESE), Vol. 17 (6), pp. 609-639, 2012 [Link], [PDF]

Rashina Hoda, Power to the People, IEEE Software, vol.30, no.2, pp. 95-96 2013 [Link][PDF]

Rashina Hoda, and Esther Derby, Self-Organizing Agile Teams: Beyond the Buzzword. In International Conference on Agile Software Development (XP2011). Madrid, Spain, 2011 [Link] [PDF]

Rashina Hoda, Self-Organizing Agile Teams: A Grounded Theory. PhD Thesis ,Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, 2011 [PDF]

Rashina Hoda, James Noble, Stuart Marshall, Organizing Self-Organizing Teams. Proceedings of the IEEE/ACM International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE2010), Cape Town, South Africa, May 2010 [PDF]

Rashina Hoda, James Noble, Stuart Marshall, Balancing Acts: Walking the Agile Tightrope. Cooperative and Human Aspects of Software Engineering (CHASE) workshop at the IEEE/ACM International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE2010), South Africa, May 2010 [PDF]

Self-assignment, Task allocation in Agile Teams

Zainab Masood, Rashina Hoda, Kelly Blincoe, Motivation for Self-Assignment: Factors Agile Developers Consider, Cooperative and Human Aspects of Software Engineering (CHASE), Proceedings of the International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE), Buenos Aires, pp. 92-93, 2017

Zainab Masood, Rashina Hoda,  Kelly Blincoe, Exploring Workflow Mechanisms and Task Allocation Strategies in Agile Software Teams,  Agile Processes in Software Engineering and Extreme Programming, Springer, pp. 267-273, 2017 [Preprint PDF]

Agile Contextualization/Tailoring

Rashina Hoda, Philippe Kruchten, James Noble, Stuart Marshall, Agility in Context. Proceedings of the Object-Oriented Programming, Systmes, Languages and Applications conference (OOPSLA2010), Reno/Tahoe, Nevada, USA, Oct 2010 [PDF]

Agile Customer Collaboration

Rashina Hoda, James Noble, Stuart Marshall, The Impact of Inadequate Customer Involvement on Self-Organizing Agile Teams. Journal of Information and Software Technology Special section on Best Papers from XP2010, 2011 [Link], [PDF]

Rashina Hoda, James Noble, Stuart Marshall, Agile Undercover: When Customers Don’t Collaborate. In A. Sillitti, A. Martin, X. F. Wang, & E. Whitworth (Eds.), Agile Process in Software Engineering and Extreme Programming (Vol. 48, pp. 73-87). Germany: SPRINGER-VERLAG BERLIN, 2010 [PDF]

Rashina Hoda, James Noble, Stuart Marshall, What Language Does Agile Speak? In A. Sillitti, A. Martin, X. F. Wang, & E. Whitworth (Eds.), Agile Process in Software Engineering and Extreme Programming (Vol. 48, pp. 387-388). Germany: SPRINGER-VERLAG BERLIN, 2010 [PDF]

Agile Senior Management

Rashina Hoda, James Noble, Stuart Marshall, Supporting Self-organizing Agile Teams: What’s Senior Management Got to Do with It?. In A. Silitti, O. Hazzan, E. Bache, & X. Albaladejo (Eds.), Agile Processes in Software Engineering and Extreme Programming (Vol. 77, pp. 73-87). SPRINGER-VERLAG BERLIN, 2011, [PDF]

Agile Reflection, Reflective Practice, Learning 

Yanti Andriyani,  Rashina Hoda,  Robert Amor, Reflection in Agile RetrospectivesAgile Processes in Software Engineering and Extreme Programming, Springer, pp. 3-19, 2017 [Preprint PDF]

Yanti Andriyani, Rashina Hoda, Robert Amor, Understanding Knowledge Management in Agile Software Development Practice, The 10th International Conference on Knowledge Science, Engineering and Management (KSEM), 2017

Jeffry Babb, Rashina Hoda, and Jacob Nørbjerg, Embedding Reflection and Learning into Agile Software Development, IEEE Software Special Peer-Reviewed Issue on Reflective Software Engineer, Vol 31 (4), pp. 51-57 [PDF]

Jacob Nørbjerg, Jeffry Babb, Rashina Hoda, XP in a small software development business: Adapting to local constraints, Nordic Contributions in IS Research: 5th Scandinavian Conference on Information Systems, SCIS 2014, Ringsted, Denmark, August 10-13, Springer, pp. 14-29, 2014. [PDF]

Rashina Hoda, R., Babb, J., Norbjerg, J. Toward Learning Teams, IEEE Software, vol.30, no.4, pp. 95-98, 2013 [Link] [PDF]

Jeffry Babb, Rashina Hoda, and Jacob Nørbjerg, Barriers to Learning in Agile Software Development Projects. In H. Baumeister, & B. Weber (Eds.), Agile Processes in Software Engineering and Extreme Programming (Vol. 149, pp. 1-15). Springer. 2013 [PDF]

Agile Documentation & Contracts

Rashina Hoda, James Noble, Stuart Marshall, Documentation Strategies on Agile Software Development Projects. International Journal of Agile and Extreme Software Development (IJAESD), Vol. 1 (1), pp. 23-37, 2012 [Online Link]

Rashina Hoda, James Noble, Stuart Marshall, How Much is Just Enough: Documentation Patterns on Agile Projects. Proceedings of the European Pattern Languages of Programs (EuroPLoP), Germany, 2010

Rashina Hoda, James Noble, Stuart Marshall, Negotiating Contracts for Agile Projects: A Practical Perspective. In P. Abrahamsson, M. Marchesi, & F. Maurer (Eds.), Agile Processes in Software Engineering and Extreme Programming (Vol. 31, pp. 186-191). Germany: SPRINGER-VERLAG BERLIN, 2009 [PDF]

Agile Undercover

Rashina Hoda, James Noble, Stuart Marshall, Don’t Mention the ‘A’ Word: Agile Undercover. Agile2009 Research Stage, Chicago, USA August 2009

Agile Adoption 

Rashina Hoda, James Noble, Stuart Marshall, A for Agile, Issues with Awareness and Adoption. Agile2008 Research Stage, Toronto. 4-8th August, 2008

Norsaremah Salleh,  E. Al-Kautsar, Rashina Hoda, and Ani Liza Asmawi, Window into the Emergence of Agile Software Development Landscape in Indonesia, International Journal of Advances in Software Computing and its Application (IJASCA), Vol. 6 (1), ISSN 2074-8523, 2014

Emyr Al-Kautsar, Norsaremah Salleh, Rashina Hoda, and Ani Liza Asnawi, Challenges in adopting Agile practices: Perceptions of Software Practitioners in Indonesia, In Proc. of the 5th International Conference on Internet (ICONI 2013), Pattaya, December, 2013 [PDF]

Emyr Al-Kautsar, Norsaremah Salleh, Rashina Hoda, and Ani Liza Asnawi, Preliminary Analysis on the Adoption of Agile Software Development Methodology in Indonesia, paper presented at Agile Symposium 2013, Melaka [PDF]

Agile India 2012 Conference Editorial

Rashina Hoda, and Nils Moe, International Conference on Agile and Lean Software Development, In Proceedings of the Agile India 2012 Conference, 2012

 

Grounded Theory

Most papers used GT, some focusing on the GT method listed below

Rashina Hoda, James Noble, Stuart Marshall, Self-Organizing Roles on Agile Software Development Teams. IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering (TSE),  Vol. 39, Issue 3,  Pages 422-444, 2013 [Link] [PDF] [ERA Ranking: A*]

Rashina Hoda, James Noble, Stuart Marshall, Developing a Grounded Theory to Explain the Practices of Self-Organizing Agile Teams. Empirical Software Engineering Journal (ESE), Vol. 17 (6), pp. 609-639, 2012 [Link], [PDF] [ERA ranking: A, Impact Factor: 2.161, SNIP: 2.956]

Rashina Hoda, James Noble, Stuart Marshall, Grounded Theory for Geeks. Pattern Languages of Programs Conference (PLoP), Portland, USA, 2011 [PDF]

Hoda, R., Noble, J., Marshall, S.  Using Grounded Theory to Study the Human Aspect. The Human and Social Aspects of Software Engineering (HAoSE2010) workshop at SPLASH, Reno/Tahoe, Nevada, USA, Oct 2010

 

Cooperative and Human Aspects of Software Engineering (CHASE)

Rafael Prikladnicki, Yvonne Dittrich, Helen Sharp, Cleidson De Souza, Marcelo Cataldo, Rashina Hoda, Cooperative and human aspects of software engineering: CHASE 2013. ACM SIGSOFT Software Engineering Notes 38(5): 34-37, 2013 [PDF]

Rafael Prikladnicki, Rashina Hoda, Marcelo Cataldo, Helen Sharp, Yvonne Dittrich, Cleidson De Souza, C: 6th international workshop on cooperative and human aspects of software engineering (CHASE 2013). In Proceedings of the 2013 International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE ’13). IEEE Press, Piscataway, NJ, USA, 1511-1512, May 2013

Helen Sharp, Yvonne Dittrich, Cleidson de Souza, Marcelo Cataldo, Rashina Hoda, 5th International Workshop on Co-0perative and Human Aspects of Software Engineering (CHASE2012), In Proceedings of the 34th International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE’12), ACM, 2012 [Link]

Marcelo Cataldo, Cleidson De Souza, Yvonne Dittrich, Rashina Hoda, Helen Sharp, 4th International Workshop on cooperative and human aspects of software engineering (CHASE 2011). In Proceedings of the 33rd International Conference on Software Engineering(ICSE ’11). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 1188-1189. [Link]

 

Software/Computer Science/Agile Education

Zainab Masood, Rashina Hoda, and Kelly Blincoe, Adapting Agile Practices in University Context, Journal of Systems and Software special issue on software engineering education and training (CSEE&T), 2018 [Online] [Preprint PDF]

Rashina Hoda, Using Agile Games to Invigorate Agile and Lean Software Development Learning in Classrooms, chapter accepted to the edited book Agile and Lean Concepts for Teaching and Learning: Bringing Methodologies from Industry to the Classroom, 2018 [upcoming]

Rashina Hoda and Peter Andreae, It’s Not Them, It’s Us! Why Computer Science Fails to Impress Many First Years. In Proceedings of Sixteenth Australasian Computing Education Conference (ACE2014), CRPIT, 148, Whalley, J. and D’Souza, D. Eds., ACS. 159-162, Auckland,  January 2014 [PDF]

 

Working with Industry 

Norsaremah Salleh, Rashina Hoda, Moon Ting Su, Tanjila Kanij, John Grundy, Recruitment, Engagement and Feedback in Industrial Empirical Software Engineering StudiesInformation and Software Technology, Special Issue on Conducting Empirical Studies in Industry, Vol. 98, pp. 161-172, 2018 [Read Online] [Preprint PDF]

 

Serious/Educational Games & Tools

Stuart McNaughton, Naomi A Rosedale, Rebecca N Jesson, Rashina Hoda, Lin Sophie Teng, The Use of Digital Environments in Schools to Boost Social Skills: A Conditional Augmentation Hypothesis, Computers & Education, Accepted July 2018

Rashina Hoda,  Annette Henderson, Shiree Lee, S., Bridget Beh, Jason Greenwood, Aligning Technological and Pedagogical Considerations: Harnessing Touch-Technology to Enhance Opportunities for Collaborative Gameplay and Reciprocal Teaching in NZ Early Education, International Journal of Child Computer Interaction (IJCCI), Vol. 2 (1), pp. 48-59, Jan 2014 [Link] [PDF]

Valerie Picardo, Samuel Metson, Rashina Hoda, Robert Amor, Angela Arnold-Saritepe, Rebecca Sharp, and Denys Brand, Towards Designing Assistive Software Applications for Discrete Trial Training. In Proceedings of the IEEE/ACM 36th International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE2014), Hyderabad, India, May-June, 2014 [Link] [PDF] [ERA Ranking: A*]

Eric Gu, Mo-Hong Tzou, and Rashina Hoda, Fill That Blank! An iOS-based Literacy Application. 23rd Australasian Software Engineering Conference (ASWEC), Sydney, April 2014 [PDF]

Valerie Picardo, Samuel Metson, Rashina Hoda, Robert Amor, Angela Arnold-Saritepe, Rebecca Sharp, and Denys Brand, Designing an Educational Tabletop Software  for Children with Autism. In Proceedings of the Fifteenth Australasian User Interface Conference (AUIC2014), CRPIT, 150. Wunsche, B.C. and Marks, S. Eds., ACS. 89-90, Auckland,  January 2014 [PDF]

Zainab Masood and Rashina Hoda, Math Tutor: An Interactive Android-Based Numeracy Application for Primary Education. In Proceedings of the Fifteenth Australasian User Interface Conference (AUIC2014), CRPIT, 150, Wunsche, B.C. and Marks, S. Eds., ACS. 3-10, Auckland,  January 2014 [PDF]

 

 

Global Software Development/Engineering

Rashina Hoda, Muhammad Ali Babar, Yogeshwar Shastri, Humaa Yaqoob, Socio-Cultural Challenges in Global Software Engineering EducationIEEE Transactions on Education, Vol. 60 (3), pp.173-182, 2017 [Preprint PDF] [Read Online]

 

Human/User-Centred Design

Latha Murugesan, Rashina Hoda, Zoran Salcic and Piyush Verma, Policy Recommendations To Induce Behavioural Changes Through Interactive Energy Visualisation, IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Asia (ISGT Asia), 2018

Latha Murugesan, Rashina Hoda, Zoran Salcic, ECoS: Energy Control System for Smart HomesIEEE 15th International Conference on Industrial Informatics (INDIN), Germany, July 2017 IEEE IES-SPTA – Student and Young Professionals Paper Travel Assistance Award for Latha

Latha Murugesan, Rashina Hoda, Zoran Salcic,  Using Requirements Elicitation to Design Visualization of Household Electricity Consumption, Design Innovations in Software Engineering (DISE), Proceedings of the International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE), Buenos Aires, 2017

Peter Keegan, Catherine Watson, Rashina HodaDeveloping a Maori language pronunciation tool based on a Maori speaker database The Asian Conference on Language Learning 2016, Kobe, Japan, 28 Apr 2016 – 01 May 2016.

Peter Keegan, Catherine Watson, Rashina Hoda, J. King, M. Maclagan, R. Harlow, Building a Māori Language Pronunciation Tool Based on a Māori Speaker Database New Ways of Analyzing Variation Asia-Pacific 4. 2016

Latha Karthigaa Murugesan, Rashina Hoda,  Zoran Salcic, Design Criteria for Visualization of Energy Consumption: A Systematic Literature Review, Sustainable Cities and Society, Vol. 18, pp. 1-12, 2015 [PDF] [Impact Factor: 1.526]

Dhanish Semar, Ted Chen, Rashina Hoda, Automating SmartPhone Automation: Enhancing User Experience with Behaviour Learning, 24th Australasian Software Engineering Conference (ASWEC), 2015 [ERA ranking: B]

Latha Karthigaa Murugesan, Rashina Hoda, Zoran Salcic, Identifying User Preferences for Visualisation of Household Energy Consumption,  13th New Zealand Computer Science Research Student Conference (NZCSRSC), Auckland, 2015 [PDF]

Latha Karthigaa Murugesan, Rashina Hoda, Zoran Salcic, Toward Visualising and Controlling Household Electrical Appliances, 6th International Conference on Automation, Robotics and Applications (ICARA), Queenstown, 2015 [PDF]

Peter Keegan, Catherine Watson, Rashina Hoda, The development of a Māori language pronunciation tool for Māori language learners, 4th International Conference on Language, Education and Diversity (LED), Auckland, 2015

Latha Karthigaa Murugesan, Rashina Hoda, Zoran Salcic, Visualization of Electricity Consumption: Software Prototype through Literature Survey. International Journal of Innovation Research in Science Engineering and Technology (IJIRSET), Vol. 3 (3), ISSN 2347-6710, March 2014 [PDF]

Latha Murugesan,  Rashina Hoda, Zoran Salcic, Visualization of Electricity Consumption: Software Prototype. Presentation at the IEEE International Conference on Innovations in Engineering and Technology (ICIET), Madurai, March 2014

Latha Murugesan, Rashina Hoda, Zoran Salcic, Investigating Visualization of Energy Consumption. 14th Annual Conference of the New Zealand Chapter of the ACM Special Interest Group on Computer-Human Interaction (CHINZ). Christchurch, November 2013

Arvie Caprio, Jason Kim, Rashina Hoda, Duncan Miller, MedTouch: Towards the Development of Smartphone-based Software Solutions for Health Care Self-Management, Australasian Software Engineering Conference: Industry track (ASWEC2013), Melbourne, June 2013 [PDF]

Tim Wright, Pak Yoong, James Noble, Roger Cliffe, Rashina Hoda, D Gordon, Chris Andreae, C. Usability methods and mobile devices: an evaluation of MoFax. MUM2005: 26-33

 

 

 

 

 

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