Asra Khalid

Work place: Department of Software Engineering, University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila, Pakistan



Research Interests: Software Construction, Software Design, Software Development Process, Software Engineering, Computer Graphics and Visualization, 2D Computer Graphics, Application Security


Engr. Asra Khalid is a MS Scholar as well as Research Associate in the Department of Software Engineering at University of Engineering and Technology Taxila, Pakistan. She graduated from University of Engineering and Technology Taxila in Software Engineering in July 2012. Her areas of interest are Mobile Application Development, Computer Graphics, Desktop Application Development, Object Oriented programming, Software Design & Architecture.

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Performing Inquisitive Study of PM Traits Desirable for Project Progress

By Sobia Zahra Ambreen Nazir Asra Khalid Ayesha Raana Nadeem Majeed

DOI:, Pub. Date: 8 Feb. 2014

The accountability of a project’s success/failure lies on shoulders of a PM (project manager). Undoubtedly, project management is tough task to bring about and this is the most challenging role within the project. The project manager role varies from project to project and may include communication & negotiation with stakeholders, along with leadership and management of the project. Therefore he must possess both hard and soft skills besides education and expertise to drive his team towards excellence. This scientific documentation presents an ideal blend of responsibilities and skills essential for a project manager to cope with the changing project environment. Technical skills necessary for an IT project manager, further elaborates this study.

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Suitability and Contribution of Agile Methods in Mobile Software Development

By Asra Khalid Sobia Zahra Muhammad Fahad Khan

DOI:, Pub. Date: 8 Feb. 2014

Boom of mobile app market is phenomenal and so are the challenges for developing these mobile applications. With changing mobile market technology and trends, various technical constraints for building these mobile apps also cropped up with time. Tradition development approaches are unable to tackle these challenges and technical limitations of mobile market. Analyzing this situation researchers have proposed numerous agile practices to develop people oriented mobile app which embrace their changing needs. This paper provides a brief overview of some effective and commonly used agile approaches that adds value to mobile software business. Suitability of these approaches to fit mobile needs is also discussed in this paper. It is suggested that agile innovations offer a solution for mobile applications and examine developer who are in quest of building high quality products.

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An Efficient and Effective New Generation Objective Quality Model for Mobile Applications

By Sobia Zahra Asra Khalid Engr Ali Javed

DOI:, Pub. Date: 8 Apr. 2013

Recent proliferation of mobile market has swiftly increased the competition in mobile software market, new technology and new devices are emerging at phenomenal speed. As the number of mobile applications is increasing at daily rate, quality is becoming major issue. So mobile software organization need some quality model as guideline to improve and maintain quality of application under development. Mobile application mainly depends on user response and user acceptance so they need maintainability, usability, suitability etc. This research paper presents mobile application quality model focusing on key quality characteristics mainly extracted from ISO 9126 quality model, which effect quality of mobile applications. Furthermore some responsibilities of QA team in mobile application development are also discussed and lastly focused on the issue of ‘tracking the quality of mobile applications after deployment’.

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