The study posits a mediating role of software complexity in the association between software volatility and different software development outcomes. Empirical tests using data from 326 open source software projects support such a partial mediating role of software complexity in the association between software volatility and development outcomes. Archival data is tested using an ordinary least squares mediated model. The paper uses productivity, defect count and development speed as dependent variables.
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Colazo, J. A. (2015). The interplay among software volatility, complexity and development outcomes: Evidence from open source software. International Journal of Information Technology and Management, 14(2-3), 160-171. doi: 10.1504/IJITM.2015.068462
International Journal of Information Technology and Management