Lightweight SPI Assessments: What is the real Cost?

McCaffery, Fergal and Coleman, Gerry (2009) Lightweight SPI Assessments: What is the real Cost? Software Process Improvement and Practice Journal, 14 (5). pp. 271-278.

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In this paper we describe the implementation of an assessment method that was developed to assess software processes within small to medium-sized Irish software organisations that have little or no experience of software process improvement (SPI) programmes. We discuss the actual overheads associated with performing software process assessments based upon our experiences of performing assessments in three small to medium sized (SMEs) software development companies.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Special Issue: Part 1: Special Issue on SPI Experiences and Innovation for Global Software Development
Uncontrolled Keywords: Software process improvement; SPI; Software process assessments; SME
Subjects: Computer Science
Research Centres: Regulated Software Research Centre
Depositing User: Sonya Grimley
Date Deposited: 09 Mar 2012 09:23
Last Modified: 11 Nov 2014 16:10

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