Improving the Express Process Appraisal Method

F McCaffery, D McFall, FG Wilkie

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Abstract

In this paper we firstly describe the appraisal method that was developed by the Centre for Software Process Technologies (CSPT) to assess software processes within small to medium sized (SMEs) organisations that have little or no experience of software process improvement programmes. We then discuss our experience of developing and using our appraisal method within six SMEs organisations within Northern Ireland. Next we compare our assess-ment method with existing lightweight assessment methods that have also been used to assess software processes within SMEs software development organisations. We then describe new features that we are currently introducing to improve our software process appraisal method.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationUnknown Host Publication
Place of PublicationBerlin, Heidelberg, Germany
PublisherSpringer
Pages286-298
Number of pages12
ISBN (Print)3-540-26200-8
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2005
Event6th International Conference on Product Focused Software Process Improvement (Profes 2005) - Oulu, Finland
Duration: 1 Jun 2005 → …

Conference

Conference6th International Conference on Product Focused Software Process Improvement (Profes 2005)
Period1/06/05 → …

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