Software Process Improvement: 16th European Conference, EuroSPI 2009, Alcala (Madrid), Spain, September 2-4, 2009, Proceedings

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This volume constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 16th EuroSPI conference in Alcala (Madrid region) during September 2-4.

The 18 revised full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected. They are organized in topical sections on SPI and the testing process; SPI measurement and assessment; agile and open source issues; SPI and management issues; process life cycle and quality issues; standards and reference models.

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Overview

This volume constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 16th EuroSPI conference in Alcala (Madrid region) during September 2-4.

The 18 revised full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected. They are organized in topical sections on SPI and the testing process; SPI measurement and assessment; agile and open source issues; SPI and management issues; process life cycle and quality issues; standards and reference models.

This textbook is intended for the use by SPI (Software Process Improvement) managers and researchers, quality managers, and experienced project and research managers.

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Table of Contents

Organisational Issues

Factors with Negative Influence on Software Testing Practice in Spain: A Survey Luis Fernández-Sanz M. Teresa Villalba José Ramón Hilera Raquel Lacuesta 1

What Is a Test Case? Revisiting the Software Test Case Concept Dani Almog Tsipi Heart 13

Automating Expert-Denned Tests: A Suitable Approach for the Medical Device Industry? David Connolly Fergal Mc Gaffery Frank Keenan 32

SPI Measurement and Assessment

A Model for Selecting an Optimum Set of Measures in Software Organizations Ansar Malook Bhatti Hafiz Muhammad Abdullah Cigdem Gencel 44

Applying a Functional Size Measurement Procedure fox Defect Detection in MDD Environments Beatriz Marín Giovanni Giachetti Oscar Pastor 57

Sustainable Service Innovation Model: A Standardized IT Service Management Process Assessment Framework Béatrix Barafort Anne Rousseau 69

Agile and Open Source Issues

How Can Agile Practices Minimize Global Software Development Co-ordination Risks? Emam Hossain Muhammad Ali Babar June Verner 81

Mapping CMMI Level 2 to Scrum Practices: An Experience Report Jessica Diaz Juan Garbajosa Jose A. Calvo-Manzano 93

The QualOSS Process Evaluation: Initial Experiences with Assessing Open Source Processes Martín Soto Marcus Ciolkowski 105

SPI and Management Issues

Innovation Process Design: A Change Management and Innovation Dimension Perspective Thomas Peisl Veronika Reger Juergen Schmied 117

Discovering Changes of the Change Control Board Process during a Software Development Project Using Process Mining Jana Šamalíková Jos J.M. Trienekens Rob J. Kusters A.J.M.M. (Ton) Weijters 128

GlobalSoftware Development Patterns for Project Management Antti Välimäki Jukka Kääriäinen Kai Koskimies 137

Process Lifecycle and Quality Issues

Applying Application Lifecycle Management for the Development of Complex Systems: Experiences from the Automation Industry Jukka Kääriäinen Antti Välimäki 149

Exploring the Role of Usability in the Software Process: A Study of Irish Software SMEs Rory V. O'Connor 161

Quality Attribute Techniques Framework Yin Kia Chiam Liming Zhu Mark Staples 173

Standards and Reference Models

Building an Observatory of Course-of-Action in Software Engineering: Towards a Link between ISO/IEC Software Engineering Standards and a Reflective Practice François-Xavier Bru Gaëlle Frappin Ludovic Legrand Estéban Merrer Sylvain Piteau Guillaume Salou Philippe Saliou Vincent Ribaud 185

Tailoring ISO/IEC 27001 for SMEs: A Guide to Implement an Information Security Management System in Small Settings Thierry Valdevit Nicolas Mayer Béatrix Barafort 201

An Integrated Framework to Guide Software Process Improvement in Small Organizations Francisco J. Pino Félix García Mario Piattini 213

Author Index 225

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