Viktoria Stray

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Associate Professor in Software Engineering (University of Oslo), Research Scientist (SINTEF Digital). MSc in Computer Science (Norwegian University of Science and Technology and University of California, Santa Barbara), PhD (University of Oslo and University of New South Wales). Several years of industry experience (Accenture and Equinor). 

Research Interests

Digitalization, large-scale agile, human and social aspects of software engineering, autonomous teams, agile software development practices, empirical software engineering, meetings, socio-technical factors, software development methods. 

Supervision

Current PhD students:

Current Master students:

  • Marcus R. Goplen: Onboarding av autonome distribuerte team
  • Lucas Paruch: Software Testing in Agile Software Development Projects
  • Emilie Mæhlum: Tech solutions and continuous software engineering in a start-up company
  • Egwene Tegelaár: Project Work in Software Engineering Education
  • Elin Hagen: Autonomous agile bizdevops teams
  • Andreas Standal: Communication, coordination and autonomy in agile software projects
  • Zunaira Afzal: A case study of risk analysis and technical debt
  • Dawood Ahmad: Retrospective meetings to build a productive agile team

Former students:

Teaching

IN5140 – Smart processes and agile methods in software engineering

IN1030 Norwegian IN1030 – Systems, Requirements and Consequences

IN2000  Software engineering and project work

Latest in media

Aftenposten, 09.09.2018.

TV 2, 11.09.2018.

NRK Radio, 18.09.2018.

Digi.no, 31.07.2017.

Tags: informatics, digitalization, programming and network, software engineering, empirical methods, agile methods, software practices, teamwork, lean, scrum, kanban, software testing

Publications

  • Bai, Aleksander; Stray, Inga Viktoria Ågesdatter Gulli & Mork, Heidi Camilla (2019). What methods software teams prefer when testing web accessibility. Advances in Human-Computer Interaction.  ISSN 1687-5893.  2019:3271475, s 1- 14 . doi: 10.1155/2019/3271475 Show summary
  • Berntzen, Marthe; Moe, Nils Brede & Stray, Viktoria (2019). The product owner in large-scale agile: An empirical study through the lens of relational coordination theory. Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing.  ISSN 1865-1348.  355, s 121- 136 . doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-19034-7_8
  • Florea, Raluca-Madalina & Stray, Viktoria (2019). A Global View on the Hard Skills and Testing Tools in Software Testing, In Fabio Calefato; Paolo Tell & Alpana Dubey (ed.),  2019 ACM/IEEE 14th International Conference on Global Software Engineering (ICGSE).  IEEE.  ISBN 9781538692127.  Full paper.  s 143 - 151
  • Florea, Raluca-Madalina & Stray, Viktoria (2019). The skills that employers look for in software testers. Software quality journal.  ISSN 0963-9314.  s 1- 31 . doi: 10.1007/s11219-019-09462-5
  • Martini, Antonio; Stray, Viktoria & Moe, Nils Brede (2019). Technical-, Social- and Process Debt in Large-Scale Agile: An Exploratory Case-Study. Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing.  ISSN 1865-1348.  364, s 112- 119 . doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-30126-2_14
  • Moe, Nils Brede; Dahl, Bjørn; Stray, Viktoria; Karlsen, Lina Sund & Schjødt-Osmo, Stine (2019). Team Autonomy in Large-Scale Agile, In Tung X. Bui (ed.),  Proceeding of the 52nd Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS 2019).  AIS Electronic Library.  ISBN 978-0-9981331-2-6.  Agile and Lean: Organizations, Products and Development.  s 6997 - 7006 Full text in Research Archive. Show summary
  • Moe, Nils Brede; Stray, Viktoria & Hoda, Rashina (2019). Trends and Updated Research Agenda for Autonomous Agile Teams: A Summary of the Second International Workshop at XP2019. Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing.  ISSN 1865-1348.  364, s 13- 19 . doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-30126-2_2 Show summary
  • Stray, Viktoria; Bai, Aleksander; Sverdrup, Nikolai Johan Sand & Mork, Heidi Camilla (2019). Empowering Agile Project Members with Accessibility Testing Tools: A Case Study, In Philippe Kruchten; Steven Fraser & François Coallier (ed.),  Agile Processes in Software Engineering and Extreme Programming: 20th International Conference, XP 2019, Montréal, QC, Canada, May 21–25, 2019, Proceedings.  Springer Nature.  ISBN 978-3-030-19033-0.  Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing, vol 355. Springer, Cham.  s 86 - 101
  • Stray, Viktoria; Moe, Nils Brede & Aasheim, Andreas (2019). Dependency Management in Large-Scale Agile: A Case Study of DevOps Teams, In Tung X. Bui (ed.),  Proceeding of the 52nd Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS 2019).  AIS Electronic Library.  ISBN 978-0-9981331-2-6.  Agile and Lean: Organizations, Products and Development.  s 7007 - 7016 Show summary
  • Stray, Viktoria; Moe, Nils Brede & Noroozi, Mehdi (2019). Slack Me If You Can! Using Enterprise Social Networking Tools in Virtual Agile Teams, In Fabio Calefato; Paolo Tell & Alpana Dubey (ed.),  2019 ACM/IEEE 14th International Conference on Global Software Engineering (ICGSE).  IEEE.  ISBN 9781538692127.  Full paper.  s 111 - 121
  • Bai, Aleksander; Mork, Heidi Camilla & Stray, Viktoria (2018). How Agile Teams Regard and Practice Universal Design During Software Development. Studies in Health Technology and Informatics.  ISSN 0926-9630.  256, s 171- 184 . doi: 10.3233/978-1-61499-923-2-171 Show summary
  • Florea, Raluca-Madalina & Stray, Viktoria (2018). Software tester, we want to hire you! an analysis of the demand for soft skills. Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing.  ISSN 1865-1348.  314, s 54- 67 . doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-91602-6_4
  • Mikalsen, Marius; Moe, Nils Brede; Stray, Viktoria & Nyrud, Helga (2018). Agile Digital Transformation: A Case Study of Interdependencies, In Richard Baskerville & Robert Nickerson (ed.),  Proceedings of the 39th International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS).  Association for Information Systems.  ISBN 9780996683173.  Artikkel. Show summary
  • Bai, Aleksander; Mork, Heidi Camilla & Stray, Viktoria (2017). A Cost-Benefit Analysis of Accessibility Testing in Agile Software Development: Results from a Multiple Case Study. International Journal On Advances in Software.  ISSN 1942-2628.  10(1&2), s 96- 107 Show summary
  • Nyrud, Helga & Stray, Viktoria (2017). Inter-Team Coordination Mechanisms in Large-Scale Agile, In Roberto Tonelli (ed.),  XP '17 Proceedings of the XP2017 Scientific Workshops, Cologne, Germany — May 22 - 26, 2017.  Association for Computing Machinery (ACM).  ISBN 9781450352642.  Large-scale. Show summary
  • Stray, Viktoria; Moe, Nils Brede & Bergersen, Gunnar R. (2017). Are Daily Stand-up Meetings Valuable? A Survey of Developers in Software Teams, In Hubert Baumeister; Horst Lichter & Matthias Riebisch (ed.),  Agile Processes in Software Engineering and Extreme Programming, 18th International Conference, XP 2017, Cologne, Germany, May 22-26, 2017, Proceedings.  Springer.  ISBN 978-3-319-57633-6.  kapittel 19.  s 274 - 281 Full text in Research Archive. Show summary
  • Bai, Aleksander; Mork, Heidi Camilla & Stray, Viktoria (2016). A Cost-benefit Evaluation of Accessibility Testing in Agile Software Development, In  ICSEA 2016, The Eleventh International Conference on Software Engineering Advances.  International Academy, Research and Industry Association (IARIA).  ISBN 978-1-61208-498-5.  Conference article.  s 62 - 67 Show summary
  • Fægri, Tor Erlend; Stray, Viktoria & Moe, Nils Brede (2016). Shared Knowledge in Virtual Software Teams: A Preliminary Framework, In  2016 IEEE 11th International Conference on Global Software Engineering (ICGSE), 2-5 August, 2016.  IEEE.  ISBN 9781509026807.  artikkel.  s 174 - 178 Show summary
  • Stray, Viktoria; Fægri, Tor Erlend & Moe, Nils Brede (2016). Exploring Norms in Agile Software Teams. Lecture Notes in Computer Science.  ISSN 0302-9743.  10027, s 458- 467 . doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-49094-6_31 Show summary
  • Stray, Viktoria; Sjøberg, Dag & Dybå, Tore (2016). The Daily Stand-up Meeting: A Grounded Theory Study. Journal of Systems and Software.  ISSN 0164-1212.  114, s 101- 124 . doi: 10.1016/j.jss.2016.01.004 Full text in Research Archive. Show summary
  • Stray, Viktoria Gulliksen; Lindsjørn, Yngve & Sjøberg, Dag (2013). Obstacles to Efficient Daily Meetings in Agile Development Projects: A Case Study, In Davide Falessi (ed.),  ACM / IEEE International Symposium on Empirical Software Engineering and Measurement. Baltimore, 10-11 Oct. 2013.  IEEE.  ISBN 978-0-7695-5056-5.  Artikkel 10.  s 95 - 102 Show summary
  • Stray, Viktoria Gulliksen; Moe, Nils Brede & Aurum, Aybüke (2012). Investigating Daily Team Meetings in Agile Software Projects. Proceedings of the EUROMICRO Conference.  ISSN 1089-6503.  s 274- 281 . doi: 10.1109/SEAA.2012.16 Show summary
  • Stray, Viktoria Gulliksen; Moe, Nils Brede & Dybå, Tore (2012). Escalation of Commitment: A Longitudinal Case Study of Daily Meetings. Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing.  ISSN 1865-1348.  111, s 153- 167 . doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-30350-0_11 Show summary
  • Stray, Viktoria Gulliksen; Moe, Nils Brede & Dingsøyr, Torgeir (2011). Challenges to Teamwork: A Multiple Case Study of Two Agile Teams. Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing.  ISSN 1865-1348.  77, s 146- 161 Show summary
  • Stray, Viktoria Gulliksen (2010). A Multiple Case Study of Teamwork in Norwegian Software Development Organizations. Lecture notes in control and information sciences.  ISSN 0170-8643.  48, s 401- 402
  • Gulliksen, Inga Viktoria Ågesdatter; Hegle, Marit & Krogstie, John (2007). Innføring av elektronisk handel i offentlig sektor: Erfaringer fra Sør-Trøndelag Fylkeskommune, I: Laurence Habib (red.),  Proceedings NOKOBIT 2007.  Tapir Akademisk Forlag.  ISBN 978-82-519-2261-6.  Kapittel.  s 237 - 250

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  • Film & TV, Applaus & Stray, Viktoria (2019, 22. januar). Algoritmer – Opplæringsvideo produsert for Nasjonal Digital Læringsarena (NDLA). [TV].  Nasjonal Digital Læringsarena.
  • Grimstad, Bjørn & Stray, Viktoria (2019, 24. januar). Ikke gå i møtefellene: Her er ti tips til gode møter. [Fagblad].  Fagbladet.
  • Kristensen, Sondre & Stray, Viktoria (2019). Teamwork Behaviours in Autonomous Cross-functional Teams. Show summary
  • Leveraas, Paal & Stray, Viktoria (2019, 10. april). Dr. Smidigs standup-diagnose endret Norge. [Internett].  Dataforeningen.
  • Moe, Nils Brede & Stray, Viktoria (2019). Digitalisering i Oslo kommune gjennom Autonome team: Krav til kompetanse og opplæring.
  • Moe, Nils Brede & Stray, Viktoria (2019). Software engineering processes and practices for team leads in agile projects.
  • Moe, Nils Brede & Stray, Viktoria (2019). The Second International Workshop on Autonomous Agile Teams, XP2019.
  • Standal, Andreas Hauge & Stray, Viktoria (2019). Characteristics for Efficient Autonomous Cross-Functional Teams. Show summary
  • Stray, Viktoria (2019). Møter på en smidig arbeidsplass. Show summary
  • Stray, Viktoria (2019). A Global View on the Hard Skills and Testing Tools in Software Testing.
  • Stray, Viktoria (2019). Agile Practices.
  • Stray, Viktoria (2019). Dependency Management in Large-Scale Agile.
  • Stray, Viktoria (2019). Digital transformasjon – angår det meg?.
  • Stray, Viktoria (2019). En mer produktiv arbeidsdag med bedre møter!. Show summary
  • Stray, Viktoria (2019). Tilgjengelighetstesting i en smidig utviklingsprosess.
  • Stray, Viktoria (2019). Use of Accessibility Testing Tools in Agile Software Projects.
  • Stray, Viktoria & Helgesen, Linda (2019). Produktivitet på en smidig arbeidsplass. Show summary
  • Stray, Viktoria & Moe, Nils Brede (2019). Retrospective for the Insurance team.
  • Stray, Viktoria & Moe, Nils Brede (2019). Software engineering processes and practices for tech leads in agile projects.
  • Stray, Viktoria & Moe, Nils Brede (2019). Use of Enterprise Social Networking Tools in Virtual Agile Teams.
  • Aasheim, Andreas; Stray, Viktoria & Moe, Nils Brede (2018). Process Tailoring in Large-Scale Agile Programs. Show summary
  • Afzal, Zunaira; Lindsjørn, Yngve & Stray, Viktoria (2018). A Case Study on Technical Debt.
  • Backer, Idun; Stray, Viktoria & Moe, Nils Brede (2018). Fra tverrfaglig team til tverrfaglig samarbeid.
  • Bai, Aleksander; Mork, Heidi Camilla; Stray, Viktoria & Sverdrup, Nikolai Johan Sand (2018). Holdninger rundt universell utforming i smidige team. Report at the Norwegian Computing Center. 1036.
  • Bai, Aleksander; Mork, Heidi Camilla; Stray, Viktoria; Sverdrup, Nikolai Johan Sand; Halbach, Till & Fuglerud, Kristin Skeide (2018). Evaluering av tilgjengelighetstest-metoder. Report at the Norwegian Computing Center. 1038.
  • Holgeid, Knut Kjetil; Krogstie, John; Stray, Viktoria & Thompson, Mark (2018). Strategizing for Successful IT Projects in the Digital Era. Pre-ICIS Research Workshop on IT Project Management, International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS). Show summary
  • Holgeid, Knut Kjetil & Stray, Viktoria (2018). A Review of Factors Promoting IS Project Escalation. Pre-ICIS Research Workshop on IT Project Management, International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS). Show summary
  • Kalveland, Julie & Stray, Viktoria (2018, 11. november). Viktoria er Norges ledende ekspert på møter. Hun anbefaler at alle får lov å «ta en Musk». [Tidsskrift].  Digi.no.
  • Lindsjørn, Yngve & Stray, Viktoria (2018). Studentaktiv læring og prosjektarbeid i utvikling av IT-systemer.
  • Moe, Nils Brede & Stray, Viktoria (2018). Guilds: Etablering og suksesskriterier.
  • Moe, Nils Brede & Stray, Viktoria (2018). Produkteiere – bindeleddet mellom forretning og IT. Hvordan hjelpe produkteierne til å videreutvikle og realisere det strategiske målbildet?.
  • Moe, Nils Brede & Stray, Viktoria (2018). Retrospective vs Futurespective – jobbe mer med muligheter enn problemer.
  • Moe, Nils Brede & Stray, Viktoria (2018). Retrospektiv med Produkteiere og styringsforum på Tellus.
  • Noroozi, Mehdi & Stray, Viktoria (2018). To Slack or not to Slack; challenges of communication and coordination in distributed software development.
  • Stray, Viktoria (2018). Coordination by Feedback in Large-Scale Agile Software Development Projects.
  • Stray, Viktoria (2018). Daglige møter truer effektiviteten til norske bedrifter. Aftenposten (morgenutg. : trykt utg.).  ISSN 0804-3116.
  • Stray, Viktoria (2018, 18. september). Den store møteplagen. [Radio].  NRK P2.
  • Stray, Viktoria (2018). Digitalisering, innovasjon og teamarbeid i store IT-prosjekter.
  • Stray, Viktoria (2018). Escalation of Commitment in Information System Projects.
  • Stray, Viktoria (2018). Futurespective – hvordan team kan øke produktiviteten og nå sine mål ved å se fremover i en retrospective.
  • Stray, Viktoria (2018). Gode møter i en produktiv arbeidsdag.
  • Stray, Viktoria (2018, 11. september). Møteforsker: – Daglige møter truer effektiviteten på jobb. [TV].  TV2 Nyhetskanalen.
  • Stray, Viktoria (2018). Smart og smidig: Nye retningslinjer for daglige møter.
  • Stray, Viktoria (2018). Strategizing for Successful IT Projects.
  • Stray, Viktoria & Moe, Nils Brede (2018). Agile Ways of Working.
  • Stray, Viktoria & Moe, Nils Brede (2018). First International Workshop on Autonomous Agile Teams, XP2018.
  • Stray, Viktoria & Moe, Nils Brede (2018). Møter – Forskning og trender rundt økt effektivitet gjennom mer uplanlagte møter og mer slack i planene.
  • Stray, Viktoria & Rolland, Knut-H. (2018). Presentasjon av Geminisenter for Systemutviklingsprosesser og Metoder for Innovasjon og Digitalisering.
  • Sverdrup, Nikolai Johan Sand & Stray, Viktoria (2018). Accessibility Testing in Agile Software Development.
  • Bai, Aleksander; Mork, Heidi Camilla; Stray, Viktoria & Sverdrup, Nikolai Johan Sand (2017). Universell utforming: verktøy og teknikker for tilgjengelighetstesting i smidige prosjekter.
  • Bai, Aleksander & Stray, Viktoria (2017). Universell utforming i smidige prosjekter: Verktøy og teknikker for hyppig tilgjengelighetstesting.
  • Brombach, Harald & Stray, Viktoria (2017, 31. juli). Mange har endret standup-møtene på grunn av forskningen til Viktoria. [Tidsskrift].  Digi.no.
  • Mikalsen, Marius; Moe, Nils Brede; Stray, Viktoria & Nyrud, Helga (2017). Justification in bottom-up information infrastructures innovation: a case from an incumbent bank turning fintech. Show summary
  • Moe, Nils Brede; Cruzes, Daniela Soares & Stray, Viktoria (2017). Strategies for agile software testing in a large global company.
  • Moe, Nils Brede & Stray, Viktoria (2017). Autonome team i storskala systemutviklingsprosjekter. Show summary
  • Moe, Nils Brede & Stray, Viktoria (2017). Evaluering og refleksjon med nye retrospektivteknikker.
  • Moe, Nils Brede & Stray, Viktoria (2017). Hvordan lære i autonome team gjennom retrospektive. Show summary
  • Moe, Nils Brede & Stray, Viktoria (2017). New models for teams - Understanding autonomous BizDev teams Linking business strategy and software development. Show summary
  • Moe, Nils Brede & Stray, Viktoria (2017). Reflection techniques for agile retrospective meetings in distributed teams. Show summary
  • Moe, Nils Brede & Stray, Viktoria (2017). Råd om distribuert arbeid og virtuelle team. Show summary
  • Moe, Nils Brede & Stray, Viktoria (2017). Software testing strategy and collaboration practices in global software development projects. Show summary
  • Moe, Nils Brede & Stray, Viktoria (2017). Valuable agile retrospectives: Inspect and adapt. Show summary
  • Moe, Nils Brede & Stray, Viktoria (2017). What does it mean to be agile in a company with high organizational complexity?.
  • Moe, Nils Brede; Stray, Viktoria & Gancheva, Ivana (2017). Collaboration challenges and improvements when working globally distributed.
  • Nyrud, Helga; Stray, Viktoria; Lindsjørn, Yngve & Moe, Nils Brede (2017). BizDev Teams in Agile Software Development.
  • Stray, Viktoria (2017). Are daily stand-up meetings valuable? A survey of developers in software teams.
  • Stray, Viktoria (2017). Collaboration, coordination and team interactions. Show summary
  • Stray, Viktoria (2017). Kvinner i IT-bransjen.
  • Stray, Viktoria; Bai, Aleksander; Mork, Heidi Camilla & Sverdrup, Nikolai Johan Sand (2017). Universell utforming: verktøy og teknikker for tilgjengelighetstesting i smidige prosjekter.
  • Stray, Viktoria & Moe, Nils Brede (2017). Communication and Coordination In Distributed Teams. Show summary
  • Stray, Viktoria & Moe, Nils Brede (2017). Motivating agile teams: Tools and techniques for conducting valuable retrospectives. Show summary
  • Stray, Viktoria & Moe, Nils Brede (2017). Mutual adjustment and use of Slack in distributed development projects.
  • Stray, Viktoria & Moe, Nils Brede (2017). Smidige retrospektiver: evaluering og innføring i nye teknikker.
  • Bekkstrand, Kristian; Stray, Viktoria & Lindsjørn, Yngve (2016). The Hidden Waste of Agile Distributed Development.
  • Opdal, Lars-Erik; Maus, Arne & Stray, Viktoria (2016). Parallelle beregninger med MPI i delt og distribuert minne.
  • Stray, Viktoria (2016). Daglige møter i samlokaliserte og distribuerte team: Resultater fra empiriske studier.
  • Stray, Viktoria (2016). Exploring Norms in Agile Software Teams.
  • Stray, Viktoria (2016). Smidig systemutvikling - teknikker og praksiser.
  • Kenneth, Christensen & Stray, Viktoria (2014, 14. oktober). Ikke begynn dagen med stand-up.  Computerworld.
  • Stray, Viktoria (2014). An Empirical Investigation of the Daily Stand-Up Meeting in Agile Software Development Projects. Series of dissertations submitted to the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, University of Oslo.. 1550.
  • Stray, Viktoria (2014). Daglige møter.
  • Stray, Viktoria (2014). Daglige stand-up møter.
  • Stray, Viktoria (2014). Daglige stand-up møter i smidige prosjekter.
  • Stray, Viktoria (2014). Ikke begynn dagen med stand-up.
  • Stray, Viktoria (2013). Hindringer for effektive daglige møter i smidige prosjekter.
  • Stray, Viktoria (2013). Obstacles to efficient daily meetings in Agile Development Projects.
  • Stray, Viktoria (2011). Challenges to Teamwork: A Multiple Case Study of Two Agile Teams.

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