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Systems, Software and Services Process Improvement: 17th European Conference, EuroSPI 2010, Grenoble, France, September 1-3, 2010. Proceedings

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This volume constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 17th EuroSPI conference in Grenoble, France, during September 1-3.
The 18 revised full papers presented together with 8 key notes were carefully reviewed and selected. They are organized in topical sections on SPI Tools, SPI Methods, SPI in SMEs, SPI and Economic Aspects as well as Future of SPI. This textbook is intended for the use by SPI (Software Process Improvement) managers and researchers, quality managers, and ...

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Overview

This volume constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 17th EuroSPI conference in Grenoble, France, during September 1-3.
The 18 revised full papers presented together with 8 key notes were carefully reviewed and selected. They are organized in topical sections on SPI Tools, SPI Methods, SPI in SMEs, SPI and Economic Aspects as well as Future of SPI. 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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A Framework for Process Improvement in Software Product Management Willem Bekkers Inge van de Weerd Marco Spruit Sjaak Brinkkemper 1

Graphical Technique to Support the Teaching/Learning Process of Software Process Reference Models Ismael Edrein Espinosa-Curiel Josefina Rodríguez-Jacobo José Alberto Fernández-Zepeda 13

Harnessing ISO/IEC 12207 to Examine the Extent of SPI Activity in an Organisation Paul Clarke Rory O'Connor 25

Team SPICE: A SPICE-Based Teamwork Assessment Model Esperança Amengual Antònia Mas Antoni Lluís Mesquida 37

MATURE: A Model Driven bAsed Tool to Automatically Generate a Language that Supports CMMI Process Areas spEcification David Musat Víctor Castaño Jose A. Calvo-Manzano Juan Garbajosa 48

Requirement Changes and Project Success: The Moderating Effects of Agile Approaches in System Engineering Projects Sabine Maierhofer Ernst Stelzmann Markus Kohlbacher Björn Fellner 60

Software Process Improvement Initiatives Based on Quality Assurance Strategies: A QATAM Pilot Application Dietmar Winkler Frank Elberzhager Stefan Biffl Robert Eschbach 71

Improving Video Game Development: Facilitating Heterogeneous Team Collaboration through Flexible Software Processes Juergen Musil Angelika Schweda Dietmar Winkler Stefan Biffl 83

Improving IT Service Management Processes: A Case Study on IT Service Support Antti Lahtela Marko Jäntti 95

Approach to Identify Internal Best Practices in a Software Organization Calvo-Manzano Jose A. Cuevas Gonzalo Mejia Jezreel Muñoz Mirna San Feliu Tomás Sánchez Ángel Rocha Álvaro 107

Which Process Model Practices Support Project Success? Marion Lepmets 119

How to Improve Process Models for Better ISO/IEC 15504 Process Assessment Michel Picard Alain Renault Stéphane Cortina 130

The Tutelkan SPI Framework for Small Settings: A Methodology Transfer Vehicle Gonzalo Valdes Hernán Astudillo Marcello Visconti Claudia López 142

Understanding the Perception of Very Small Software Companies towards the Adoption of Process Standards Shuib Basri Rory V. O'Connor 153

Software Engineering Support Activities for Very Small Entities Vincent Ribaud Philippe Saliou Rory V. O'Connor Claude Y. Laporte 165

Improving Software Development Process through Economic Mechanism Design Murat Yilmaz Rory V. O'Connor John Collins 177

Impact of Growing Business on Software Processes Natalja Nikitina Mira Kajko-Mattsson 189

The Rosetta Stone Methodology - A Benefits-Driven Approach to SPI Fionbarr McLoughlin Ita Richardson 201

SPICE Level 3 - Experience with Using E-Learning to Coach the Use of Standard System Design Best Practices in Projects R. Messnarz O. Bachmann D. Ekert A. Riel 213

Mjølner's Software Process Improvement: A Discussion and Strengthening Using the SPI Manifesto Mikkel Yde Kjær Jens Bæk Jørgensen 222

Integrated Design - A Set of Competences and Skills Required by Systems and Product Architects Andreas Riel 233

Agility Meets Systems Engineering: A Catalogue of Success Factors from Industry Practice Ernst Stelzmann Christian Kreiner Gunther Spork Richard Messnarz Frank Koenig 245

How Green Is Your Black Belt? Dick Theisens 257

Exploring Managerial Commitment towards SPI in Small and Very Small Enterprises Rory V. O'Connor Shuib Basri Gerry Coleman 268

Implementation of Software Process Improvement through TSPi in Very Small Enterprises Edgar Caballero Jose A. Calvo-Manzano Gonzalo Cuevas Tomás San Feliu 280

Application of ISO/IEC 15504 in Very Small Enterprises Antonia Mas Esperança Amengual Antoni Lluís Mesquida 290

Author Index 303

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