Software process evaluation: experience report

Cater-Steel, Aileen (2002) Software process evaluation: experience report. Electronic Journal of Information Systems Evaluation, 5 (2).

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Abstract

Software Engineering Australia and the Software Quality Institute undertook a survey in 1999 to evaluate the level of adoption of best practice by software developers in Queensland. This paper explains how the survey evaluated the software processes in use and then describes a Process Improvement Program undertaken to measure the capability of software developers, based on the Software Process Improvement and Capability dEtermination (SPICE) standard. The two evaluation methods and their results are then compared and contrasted.


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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Open access site - authors retain copyright. Published version deposited in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher.
Depositing User: Dr Aileen Cater-Steel
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Business - Department of Information Systems
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2007 00:38
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2013 22:36
Uncontrolled Keywords: software process improvement; capability dEtermination; (SPICE) standard
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 08 Information and Computing Sciences > 0803 Computer Software > 080302 Computer System Architecture
15 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services > 1503 Business and Management > 150313 Quality Management
08 Information and Computing Sciences > 0803 Computer Software > 080309 Software Engineering
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008): B Economic Development > 89 Information and Communication Services > 8902 Computer Software and Services > 890205 Information Processing Services (incl. Data Entry and Capture)
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/1269

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