Models and Tools for Managing Development Processes / Edition 1

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This book is devoted to models and tools for managing development processes in the fields of software engineering and mechanical and chemical engineering. The author evaluates the state of the art in the area and presents an integrated approach addressing the limitations of the presently available tools and systems. The models introduced for managing development processes cover products, activities, and resources in a systematic and coherent way; moreover, the models are designed to cope with the dynamics of the development processes. The tools and the management system developed by the author provide customized environments for different classes of users. The management environment supports managers in coordinating managerial activities; developers use the work environment in order to perform technical activities; finally, the modeling environment is used to adapt the management system to specific application domains.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783540667568
  • Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
  • Publication date: 2/3/2000
  • Series: Lecture Notes in Computer Science Series, #1646
  • Edition description: 1999
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 425
  • Product dimensions: 9.21 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 0.89 (d)

Table of Contents

Management of Development Processes: State of the Art.- Process Management.- Product Management.- Activity Management.- Resource Management.- Tool Integration.- A Management System for Mechanical Engineering.- The SUKITS Project.- Management Model: Informal Description.- Management Model: Formal Specification.- Management System.- Applications, Experiences, and Evaluation.- Toward an Adaptable Environment for Modeling and Managing Development Processes.- Overview.- Dynamic Task Nets.- Unified Multi-Project Resource Management.- Object-Oriented Process Modeling.- Current Status and Future Work.

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