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Johannes
Holvitie
Docent, Software Engineering
Senior Researcher, Software Engineering
Program Director (VSHVA, VSSHP & TYKS)
Part of the Software Development Laboraty with main interests in technical debt management, software innovations and systems portfolio management.

Contact

+358 50 348 5228
Vesilinnantie 5
20500
Turku

Areas of expertise

Technical Debt
Software Development
Software Estimation
Software Architecture
Software Innovation
Software Start-ups

Biography

Johannes Holvitie is  an Adjunct Professor of Software Engineering (especially in Software Development and Business). He is also the Program Director of ICT for the Wellbeing District of Southwest Finland as well as the Program Director of Electronic Services for the Hospital District of Southwest Finland. Holvitie received his doctorate in 2017 and docentship in 2022. His research interests lay in the software engineering domain and amongst others include technical debt and its management, differing methods for software estimation, the building and management of software architectures and systems portfolios in addition to the innovation processes within software start-ups and differing short-term events.

Teaching

My main teaching interests follow my research, and have materialized amongst others, through the following courses:

Postgraduate level:
- INFORTE - Technical Debt Management Workshopand
- Software Architectures, and
- Research Seminar on Software Engineering

Master’s level:
- Acquisition of Information Systems,
- Digitalization as Change Enabler,
- Enterprise Resource Planning Systems,
- Software House,
- Designing Object-Oriented Software,
- Capstone Project,
- Lean Software Start-up,and
- Project Management

Bachelor Level:
- Fundamentals of Software Development,
- Programming Languages and Paradigms,
- Distributed Systems Design, and
- Basic Course in Object-Oriented Programming

Research

Research interests lay in the software engineering domain and amongst others include technical debt and its management, differing methods for software estimation, the building and management of software architectures and systems portfolios in addition to the innovation processes within software start-ups and differing short-term events.

Publications

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Processos e Práticas Ágeis Sensíveis à Dívida Técnica - Comparação dos Resultados de um Survey Executado no Brasil, Finlândia e Nova Zelândia (Agile Processes and Practices Sensitive to Technical Debt - Comparison of Results of a Survey Executed in Brazil, Finland, and New Zealand (2019)

Americas Conference on Information Systems
Caires V.C., Rios N., Holvitie J., Leppänen V., Licorish S.A., MacDonell S.G., Buchan J., Mendonça M., Spínola R.O.
(Vertaisarvioitu artikkeli konferenssijulkaisussa (A4))