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TSE
2012
10 years 4 months ago
Does Software Process Improvement Reduce the Severity of Defects? A Longitudinal Field Study
— As firms increasingly rely on information systems to perform critical functions the consequences of software defects can be catastrophic. Although the software engineering lite...
Donald E. Harter, Chris F. Kemerer, Sandra Slaught...
SOFTWARE
2002
12 years 1 months ago
Software Engineering is Not Enough
Much of the software engineering literature begins with an admonition that what practitioners are doing isn't enough--that the state-of-the-practice is creating bad software. ...
James A. Whittaker, Steven Atkin
ASE
1998
152views more  ASE 1998»
12 years 1 months ago
Apel: A Graphical Yet Executable Formalism for Process Modeling
Software process improvement requires high level formalisms for describing project-specific, organizational and quality aspects. These formalisms must be convenient not only for ...
Samir Dami, Jacky Estublier, Mahfoud Amiour
INFSOF
2007
74views more  INFSOF 2007»
12 years 1 months ago
Software process improvement as emergent change: A structurational analysis
This paper presents a framework that draws on Structuration theory and dialectical hermeneutics to explicate the dynamics of software process improvement (SPI) in a packaged softw...
I. Allison, Yasmin Merali
ESEM
2010
ACM
12 years 1 months ago
Evaluating the suitability of a measurement repository for statistical process control
Software organizations have increased their interest on software process improvement (SPI). In high maturity levels, SPI involves implementing statistical process control (SPC), w...
Monalessa Perini Barcellos, Ana Regina Rocha, Rica...
ASWEC
2001
IEEE
12 years 5 months ago
Process Improvement in Four Small Software Companies
For many small software companies, full-scale software process improvement (SPI) initiatives are often out of reach due to prohibitive costs and lack of SPI knowledge. However, to...
Aileen Cater-Steel
PROFES
2001
Springer
12 years 6 months ago
Evaluation of the E3 Process Modelling Language and Tool for the Purpose of Model Creation
In this paper, we report from an experiment which compared the E3 PML with respect to the standard modelling language IDEF0 for the purpose of model construction. The experiment ha...
Maria Letizia Jaccheri, Tor Stålhane
APSEC
2002
IEEE
12 years 6 months ago
Lessons Learned in Framework-Based Software Process Improvement
Software process improvement (SPI) has emerged as a critical area for organizations involved in software development. There is now considerable evidence that SPI can provide subst...
Pankaj Jalote
ISPW
2010
IEEE
12 years 6 months ago
How to Welcome Software Process Improvement and Avoid Resistance to Change
Pressures for more complex products, customer dissatisfaction and problems related to cost and schedule overruns increase the need for effective management response and for improve...
Daniela Cristina Cascini Peixoto, Vitor A. Batista...
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