13 years 4 months ago
Mapping Process Capability Models to Support Integrated Software Process Assessments
Software process assessments have been used to verify the conformance with quality reference models or standards, usually in a context of software process improvement programs. Mo...
Marcello Thiry, Alessandra Zoucas, Leornardo Trist...
155views more  TSE 2010»
13 years 5 months ago
A Comparison of Six UML-Based Languages for Software Process Modeling
— Describing and managing activities, resources and constraints of software development processes is a challenging goal for many organizations. A first generation of Software Pro...
Reda Bendraou, Jean-Marc Jézéquel, M...
13 years 5 months ago
Process Patterns for MDA-Based Software Development
—Information systems are expected to satisfy increasingly ambitious requirements, while reducing time–to–market has become a primary objective. This trend has necessitated th...
Mohsen Asadi, Naeem Esfahani, Raman Ramsin
117views more  SOPR 1998»
13 years 7 months ago
Software processes: a retrospective and a path to the future
Software engineering focuses on producing quality software products through quality processes. The attention to processes dates back to the early 70’s, when software engineers r...
Gianpaolo Cugola, Carlo Ghezzi
152views more  ASE 1998»
13 years 7 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
13 years 8 months ago
Software Process Management: An Organizational Learning Perspective
We draw from the quality management and organizational learning literatures to develop a descriptive model of software process management. These literature streams suggest that the...
Thiagarajan Ravichandran, Arun Rai
13 years 8 months ago
Stepwise Design with Message Sequence Charts
Use cases are useful in various stages of the software process. They are very often described using text that has to be interpreted by system designers. This could lead to implemen...
Ferhat Khendek, Stephan Bourduas, Daniel Vincent
13 years 8 months ago
A Method for Teaching a Software Process based on the Personal Software Process
The paper presents a method in teaching software process at under-graduate level, based on the Personal Software Process (PSP). The goal is to inform students about the process an...
Zeljka Car
13 years 8 months ago
Making SPI Happen: The Roads to Process Implementation
Software Process Improvement (SPI) has been widely adopted by software organizations to enhance their capability to effectively deliver quality software. The approach has several ...
Anna Börjesson, Lars Mathiassen
13 years 11 months ago
A CMM-Based Evaluation of the V-Model 97
The V-Model 97 is a widely used process model in Germany and Europe. It is the development standard for IT-Systems of the Federal Republic of Germany and the basis of Austria'...
Viktor Schuppan, Winfried Rußwurm