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The Business Value of Software Process Improvement [chapter]

T. Sterner, M. R. Smith, G. Succi
2001 OOIS 2001  
Information Technology was focused on the automation of manual processes. The business benefits were to decrease cost by reducing resources.  ...  Financial measures such as Return-On-Investment were adequate, as project costs were typically isolated to the business department undergoing the automation and the Information Technology department developing  ...  The objective of this analysis is to verify that the Balanced Scorecard Business Case is a valid means of evaluating the business value of Software Process Improvement.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-1-4471-0719-4_43 dblp:conf/oois/SternerSS01 fatcat:hsbdhjyakfc3zc5hd5kwfr4xcy

How XP Can Improve the Experiences of Female Software Developers [chapter]

Clare Sudbery
2016 Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing  
I believe that XP can -and should -pave the way to making the tech industry a more welcoming and attractive place for women.  ...  This paper describes my experience as a female software developer with 17 years' industry experience.  ...  This chapter is distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/), which permits any noncommercial  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-33515-5_24 fatcat:v4qelwgwlvdovlwcjytaoou7ke

Improving the Modifiability of the Architecture of Business Applications

Xulin Zhao, Foutse Khomh, Ying Zou
2011 2011 11th International Conference on Quality Software  
However, few approaches exist to automatically assess and improve the modifiability of software architectures.  ...  In this paper, we build on our prior work on automatic generation of software architectures from business processes and propose a collection of model transformation rules to automatically improve the modifiability  ...  from business processes; (2) application of the three-tier software architectural style to improve the modifiability of the generated software architecture; (3) evaluation of the modifiability of the  ... 
doi:10.1109/qsic.2011.36 dblp:conf/qsic/ZhaoKZ11 fatcat:xj7ufz4lwvgwliuk33euemshda

Defining business process flexibility with the help of invariants

Gil Regev, Ilia Bider, Alain Wegmann
2007 Software Process: Improvement and Practice  
Business processes and their support systems maintain invariants that are the result of compromises between the often conflicting norms and beliefs of these stakeholders.  ...  Identifying a minimum set of invariants provides a basis for defining flexible processes and support systems. We illustrate the use of this framework with production business process support systems.  ...  Architectural invariants represent the norms and beliefs of system architects and software engineers who belong to the stakeholders of any business activity heavily dependent on a software system.  ... 
doi:10.1002/spip.301 fatcat:r2rvqlpjcvdkhdupmsgxbbybwi

Improving the Usability of E-Commerce Applications using Business Processes

Ying Zou, Qi Zhang, Xulin Zhao
2007 IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering  
However, the tremendous number of functionalities may overwhelm the users. Users struggle to locate the appropriate UI components to accomplish the tasks required by business processes.  ...  Our improved application provides contextual information to fulfill each business task. The improved application guides users through the various tasks in a step-by-step fashion.  ...  Researchers propose a variety of techniques to ensure the alignment of business processes and software systems.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tse.2007.70709 fatcat:7elp47dwyzgl7fiufkt6zc3ygq

A Business Operation Stability by Improving the Speed of Restoration on Software Application Service

Hoo Meng Wong, Sagaya Sabestinal Amalathas, Tatana Zitkova
2020 Management Studies  
Software application is still a heavy dependence for most of the business operation today.  ...  In order to identify the root cause of software application error in a more accurate manner, and shorten the duration of root cause analysis activity conducting on software application error, a Prescriptive  ...  Therefore by lower down the risk of the software application error and improve the reliability of utilizing the software application would bring business advantages to compete in today's the business industry  ... 
doi:10.17265/2328-2185/2020.01.008 fatcat:flczhl42lnbdjb45r3bzt6reru

Improving the Development of e-Business Systems by Introducing Process-Based Software Product Lines [chapter]

Joachim Bayer, Mathias Kose, Alexis Ocampo
2006 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
We especially want to thank Frank Puhlmann (Hasso-Plattner-Institut at the University of Potsdam) for supporting the example development and for reviewing an early version of the paper.  ...  Acknowledgements We want to thank our colleagues in the PESOA project that supported us in the development of the presented example, namely Paul Bouché (ehotel AG), Dennis Plötner (ehotel AG), Thomas Hering  ...  The quality of the overall software system is improved and the time to market is reduced.  ... 
doi:10.1007/11767718_29 fatcat:y6lgihnf2zhzvpplspbuzucfeu

OP2A: How to Improve the Quality of the Web Portal of Open Source Software Products [chapter]

Luigi Lavazza, Sandro Morasca, Davide Taibi, Davide Tosi
2012 Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing  
Even the home pages of the web portals of well-known OSS products show technicalities and details that are not relevant for a fast and effective evaluation of the product's qualities.  ...  We exemplify the use of the model by applying it to the Apache Tomcat web portal and we apply the model to 47 web sites of well-known OSS products to highlight the current deficiencies that characterize  ...  , sponsored by the Italian Ministry of Education and University; and the projects "Elementi metodologici per la specifica, la misura e lo sviluppo di sistemi software basati su modelli" and "La qualità  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-28082-5_11 fatcat:y2ylnpetazaz5k4mlabflmcyyu

The Proposed L-Scrumban Methodology to Improve the Efficiency of Agile Software Development

Aysha Abdullah Albarq, Rizwan Qureshi
2018 International Journal of Information Engineering and Electronic Business  
efficiency of the software development process, which is the aim of this thesis.  ...  Agile software development methodologies gaining the attention in the field of software engineering. There are several methods of agile such as Scrum, Lean, and Kanban.  ...  Rizwan Jameel Qureshi for his invaluable support that helps me finish my thesis and I thank all the participators those who cooperated with me in answering the survey.  ... 
doi:10.5815/ijieeb.2018.03.04 fatcat:mdnpwyzz75fmho6cgsxjwyhq5e

CBM-Of-TRaCE: An Ontology-Driven Framework for the Improvement of Business Service Traceability, Consistency Management and Reusability

Aida Erfanian, Nima Karimpour
2012 International Journal of Soft Computing and Software Engineering [JSCSE]  
In the development of our framework we have taken IBM Actionable Business Approach (ABA) in to consideration.  ...  As well, we demonstrate the compatibility of our CBM-Of-TRaCE with ABA four phases.  ...  Knowledge management improves a business and the quality of its provided services from different aspects [18] .  ... 
doi:10.7321/jscse.v2.n7.7 fatcat:h2xcekemnnfw7kvbwaqs6gol4i

A framework for software project estimation based on cosmic, dsm and rework characterization

Sharareh Afsharian, Marco Giacomobono, Paola Inverardi
2008 Proceedings of the 1st international workshop on Business impact of process improvements - BiPi '08  
Effective software project estimation is one of the most challenging activities in software development.  ...  The customization of Design Structure Matrix (DSM), the application of COSMIC and the study of defect complexity curves are the components of this new estimation framework.  ...  They are applicable not only for the development of business application software but also for the development of real-time, embedded and telecoms software [6] .  ... 
doi:10.1145/1370837.1370842 fatcat:ux2dv4m2lfdplc4bbkgewofxnm

The Effect of Applying Business Intelligence on Improvement of Information Technology Management (Case Study: Software Companies in Tehran Province)

Mohamad Ali Noruozzadeh
2021 Revista Eletrônica em Gestão Educação e Tecnologia Ambiental  
The purpose of this study was investigating the effect of applying business intelligence in improving information technology management of organization based on data of software companies in Tehran province  ...  of 0.34%, predictor "business intelligence for continuous improvement of business IT services with data code (A1) with predictive weight 0.30%, predictor "business intelligence for business IT services  ...  of the IT industry need to help improve the services of software companies in Tehran.  ... 
doi:10.5902/2236117063799 fatcat:btdyh7qxlnboxmo6efgwrdzm6m

Analyzing the Usage of Accounting Software for Short Medium Services (SMS) using Panel Data to improve Business competitiveness of Microfinance

Bamidele Samuel Adelusi, Oluwashola David Adeniji
2019 Advances in Multidisciplinary & Scientific Research Journal Publication  
However, analyzing the qualitative usage of accounting software for short medium services is the major problem in an economic system.  ...  There is a significant gap that exists between the perceived demand for investment and the availability of domestic resources.  ...  and low-income households, for their microenterprises and small businesses, to enable them to raise their income levels and improve their living standards.  ... 
doi:10.22624/aims/digital/v7n1p8 fatcat:k3zij4ankzclzaumsay67xqsfm

Views, Experiences and Uncertainties on the Benefits of SPI from the Book- "Software Process Improvement-Practical Guidelines for Business Success"

Reddi Prasadu
2018 International Journal for Research in Applied Science and Engineering Technology  
To achieve this we have exercised a walkthrough on a selected chapter-Business Benefits of Software Process Improvement.  ...  This paper tries to look into the book, "Software Process Improvement -Practical Guidelines for Business Success" by Sami Zahran with a deep insight in order to have a better understanding and a good overview  ...  Business benefits of Software Process Improvement Of these four parts, we have considered the part: Business benefits of Software Process Improvement for our study.  ... 
doi:10.22214/ijraset.2018.4658 fatcat:noruq6b725arzmzrqn3qzqcwqy

Toward using Business Process Intelligence to Support Incident Management Metrics Selection and Service Improvement

Bianca Trinkenreich, Gleison Santos, Valdemar Confort, Flavia Santoro
2015 Proceedings of the 27th International Conference on Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering  
(iii) What actions can be taken to improve Incident Management process in order to reduce impact of this subprocess in resolution time?  ...  Incident management reinstates normal service operation as quickly as possible and mitigates negative impact to business, ensuring agreed levels of service quality.  ...  Providing consistent quality is important, but is also one of the most difficult aspects of software and service industry [11] .  ... 
doi:10.18293/seke2015-110 dblp:conf/seke/TrinkenreichSCS15 fatcat:xm6sbx75uvaq5jwva5s2x7dksq
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