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A training process for improving the quality of software projects developed by a practitioner

Cuauhtémoc López-Martín, Ali Bou Nassif, Alain Abran
2017 Journal of Systems and Software  
Objective: Because the duration of a course is a concern for HEI and software organizations, we investigate whether the quality of software projects will be improved by reorganizing the activities of the  ...  The quality of a software product depends on the quality of the software process followed in developing the product.  ...  -Université du Québec (Canada), for their support during the development of this work.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jss.2017.05.050 fatcat:vaglealnzzfd5ma6du34seneyi

Applying the personal software process (PSP) with Ada

David Silberberg
1998 Proceedings of the 1998 annual ACM SIGAda international conference on Ada - SIGAda '98  
The PSP is based on the following principles: 1) the quality of the software system is governed by the quality of its worst components, 2) the quality of a software component is governed by tbe individual  ...  To improve his performance and the quality of his work, a software practitioner must keep accurate records of all defects.  ... 
doi:10.1145/289524.289627 dblp:conf/sigada/Silberberg98 fatcat:m24nauluknhvtiveimtol3duoe

Applying the personal software process (PSP) with Ada

David Silberberg
1998 ACM SIGAda Ada Letters  
The PSP is based on the following principles: 1) the quality of the software system is governed by the quality of its worst components, 2) the quality of a software component is governed by tbe individual  ...  To improve his performance and the quality of his work, a software practitioner must keep accurate records of all defects.  ... 
doi:10.1145/301687.289627 fatcat:oehjfdmer5am3hm4hrzvsxmycu

Innovative SQA Service Maturity Model using CMMI and ITIL [article]

G. Shankar
2012 arXiv   pre-print
Considering the large number of applications, the business verticals proposed that process implementation should be owned and managed by practitioners themselves so that the mass deployment of QMS can  ...  This Journal details a maturity model for SQA services which has been developed during QMS implementation in the IT division of a large multinational organization.  ...  KEYWORDS Process Improvement, CMMI, ITIL, Practitioner Managed, SQA, Service Model THE PROCESS IMPROVEMENT INITIATIVE: This Journal explains a maturity model for SQA services which has been developed  ... 
arXiv:1202.4941v1 fatcat:fiquhdt25jbmhaa3twt6ip5pfa

Read my lips: no new models!

K.E. Wiegers
1998 IEEE Software  
We don't need a lot of new formalisms for software development, new design methods, new life cycle approaches, new frameworks for process improvement, or new quality models.  ...  Recently, I had dinner with James Bach, a thoughtful and well-known figure in the software quality industry. At one point, James began to tell me about a new testing model he was developing.  ...  Acknowledgments I am grateful for the insightful comments made by reviewers James Bach, Johanna Rothman, Wolfgang Strigel, and Doris Sturzenberger.  ... 
doi:10.1109/52.714607 fatcat:ts2mb7yfxnby7hmlugn6cdbuoa

Implementing Software Process Improvement Initiatives: An Empirical Study [chapter]

Mahmood Niazi, David Wilson, Didar Zowghi
2006 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
We have found that most common reasons for embarking on SPI initiatives are to: improve the quality of software developed, reduce software development cost, and increase productivity.  ...  In this paper we present findings from our empirical study of software process improvement (SPI) implementation.  ...  The percentage shows the proportion of practitioners that cited a particular reason. It shows that most of the practitioners want to improve the quality of software.  ... 
doi:10.1007/11767718_20 fatcat:ghejb4fpn5akher3xqzzp3g2pm

Root Causes and Reduction Techniques for Rework in Global Software Development

Ritu Jain, Ugrasen Suman
2021 International Journal of Computer Applications  
Global software development (GSD) is a trend adopted by numerous software companies to reduce development cost and time.  ...  A metric for verifying the understanding score of distributed teams is also proposed.  ...  INTRODUCTION GSD is a software development approach in which practitioners residing in different countries work as a team to develop a software.  ... 
doi:10.5120/ijca2021921840 fatcat:4eomtp4y7ncbbazp6dhqjeh63i

An Assessment Of Software Process Optimization Compared To International Best Practice In Bangladesh

Mohammad Shahadat Hossain Chowdhury, Tania Taharima Chowdhary, Hasan Sarwar
2012 Zenodo  
The challenge for software development house in Bangladesh is to find a path of using minimum process rather than CMMI or ISO type gigantic practice and process area.  ...  This research also suggests a basic software process practices model for Bangladesh and it will show the mapping of our suggestions with international best practice.  ...  The ideas of software process improvements, quality models, and improvement strategies were used during the fieldwork to understand how the studied company is doing software process improvements.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1330516 fatcat:zqw7p3d3izhv7hjqmmde5uwz3q

Software Processes in an Agile World

Horst Lichter
2012 International Journal of Digital Content Technology and its Applications  
CMMI is one of the most accepted process improvement approaches. In software development CMMI-DEV is applied by many organizations.  ...  Preface The Workshop on CMMI based Process Improvement in Small and Medium Sized Enterprises aims at gathering together re-searchers and practitioners to discuss experiences in the application of CMMI  ...  The interesting thing that we collected during this survey was that most of the practitioners have not received any training regarding Process Improvement or Quality Management, and only a few are trained  ... 
doi:10.4156/jdcta.vol6.issue21.2 fatcat:oza7prlqvndjrnot43new3fp7a

Human Competency Assessment for Software Configuration Management

Syahrul Fahmy, Aziz Deraman, Jamaiah Yahaya, Abdul Razak Hamdan
2021 Annals of Emerging Technologies in Computing  
Late product delivery is a common problem in software projects.  ...  This study aims to identify how the competency of SCM practitioners can be assessed through the identification of SCM competency criteria and the development of a competency assessment framework.  ...  Acknowledgement The Ministry of Education, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (FRGS-59561) and University College TATI.  ... 
doi:10.33166/aetic.2021.05.008 fatcat:knc6zebjwjbn7mxp24onwvovp4

Implementing Software Process Improvement Initiatives: An Analysis of Vietnamese Practitioners' Views

Muhammad Ali Babar, Mahmood Niazi
2008 2008 IEEE International Conference on Global Software Engineering  
There is a vital need for gaining a solid understanding of different aspects of implementing SPI initiatives in organizations involved in software outsourcing and/or off-shoring, which are parts of Global  ...  in the context of GSD.  ...  Acknowledgements We are thankful to the management of the following companies for making their staff available for this project: AZ, CT-IN, FPT, Goodland, NCS, Quantics, SDC, and VietSoftware.  ... 
doi:10.1109/icgse.2008.23 dblp:conf/icgse/BabarN08 fatcat:g5borehldvcnjob4fan3sklht4

Practical experiences and value of applying software analytics to manage quality

Anna Maria Vollmer, Silverio Martinez-Fernandez, Alessandra Bagnato, Jari Partanen, Lidia Lopez, Pilar Rodriguez
2019 2019 ACM/IEEE International Symposium on Empirical Software Engineering and Measurement (ESEM)  
Results: Practitioners emphasized major benefits including the improvement of product quality and process performance and an increased awareness of product readiness.  ...  Aim: The goal of this research is to explore the benefits o f u sing a s oftware a nalytics platform for practitioners managing quality.  ...  This work was supported by the European Union's Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme under grant agreement 732253 (Q-Rapids: Quality-Aware Rapid Software Development).  ... 
doi:10.1109/esem.2019.8870162 dblp:conf/esem/VollmerMBPLR19 fatcat:j4dbgpm3qbhujo2hjk3t5lq72u

Practical experiences and value of applying software analytics to manage quality [article]

Anna Maria Vollmer, Silverio Martínez-Fernández, Alessandra Bagnato, Jari Partanen, Lidia López, Pilar Rodríguez
2019 arXiv   pre-print
Aim: The goal of this research is to explore the benefits of using a software analytics platform for practitioners managing quality.  ...  Results: Practitioners emphasized major benefits including the improvement of product quality and process performance and an increased awareness of product readiness.  ...  This work was supported by the European Union's Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme under grant agreement 732253 (Q-Rapids: Quality-Aware Rapid Software Development).  ... 
arXiv:1910.11007v1 fatcat:apreb6fu6fflhnhlzcx5okxrei

Model for Improving Productivity Without Impacting Quality of Deliverables in IT Projects

Sanjay Mohapatra, Sreejesh S
2014 International Journal of Information Technology Project Management  
This research has developed a theoretical model that will help to improve productivity without reducing quality in software projects.  ...  The findings can be used in projects engaged in customized software development as well as in commercial software development.  ...  The original COCOMO developed by Boehm was improved upon subsequently by many practitioners and researchers. Thus, COCOMO II had been developed as the improved version.  ... 
doi:10.4018/ijitpm.2014040102 fatcat:qx3xp6r2cbfxlp3uwchrtfy6h4

An empirical evaluation of software quality assurance practices and challenges in a developing country: a comparison of Nigeria and Turkey

Olaperi Yeside Sowunmi, Sanjay Misra, Luis Fernandez-Sanz, Broderick Crawford, Ricardo Soto
2016 SpringerPlus  
The importance of quality assurance in the software development process cannot be overemphasized because its adoption results in high reliability and easy maintenance of the software system and other software  ...  Conclusion: For the software industry in developing countries to grow strong and be a viable source of external revenue, software assurance practices have to be taken seriously because its effect is evident  ...  Adewole Adewumi of Computer and Information Science Department for his valuable suggestions and comments for improvement of the work/paper.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s40064-016-3575-5 pmid:27867827 pmcid:PMC5097059 fatcat:o43brlxxzffqzaniz5rrenxpmy
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