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Using Composition Trees to Validate an Entry Profile of Software Engineering Lifecycle Profiles for Very Small Entities (VSEs) [chapter]

Lian Wen, Terry Rout
2012 Communications in Computer and Information Science  
Process Models are abstractions and therefore prone to ambiguity Apply formal method (like Behavior Engineering) to manage ambiguity Ambiguity removed from PRM (gaps, deficiencies, logical inconsistencies  ...  This CCT shows clearly the similarity and difference between the VSE Entry Profile and ISC12207. This information may help people to validate and understand the VSE Profile.  ...  A wide range of techniques have been applied for the definition and specification of industrial processes, having widely differing degrees of formality.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-30439-2_4 fatcat:djsv45tikzd7li2xcm3wpizx34

Evaluating VSEs Viewpoint and Sentiment Towards the ISO/IEC 29110 Standard: A Two Country Grounded Theory Study [chapter]

Mary-Luz Sanchez-Gordon, Rory V. O'Connor, Ricardo Colomo-Palacios
2015 Communications in Computer and Information Science  
This paper is concerned with understanding the issues that affect the adoption of software process standards by Very Small Entities (VSEs), their needs from process standards and their willingness to engage  ...  This paper bring together two complimentary studies undertaken in Ireland and Ecuador which pose questions to VSE management regarding opinions, attitude and sentiment towards the adoption of the VSE designed  ...  the VSE organization or project needs.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-19860-6_10 fatcat:wzr7mcxmqvfahekcpzaqkety2q

Critical Software Processes Tailoring and Very Small Entities (VSE): A Literature Review

G. H. Diniz, A. M. Ambrosio, C. H. N. Lahoz
2019 International Journal of Advanced Engineering Research and Science  
Although there are many software standards, the majority of them do not specifically aim the needs of organizations such as Very Small Entities (VSEs).  ...  For systematically determining software processes, they need to be defined according to projects' characteristics and objectives.  ...  METHOD Research method comprises bibliographic research with qualitative analysis for background and studies review. Background review comprises two topics: VSE and software criticality.  ... 
doi:10.22161/ijaers.611.43 fatcat:yppaur47praexb6prolx5bz4ry

An Innovative Approach to the Development of an International Software Process Lifecycle Standard for Very Small Entities

Rory V. O'Connor, Claude Y. Laporte
2014 International Journal of Information Technologies and Systems Approach  
The ISO/IEC 29110 standard is unique amongst software and systems engineering standards, in that the working group mandated to develop a new standard approached industry to conduct a needs assessment and  ...  adoption is the perception that they have been developed for large multi-national software companies and not with small and very small organizations in mind and are therefore not suitable for their specific needs  ...  For example, in contrast to small companies, very small companies often do not have regularly formal project meetings .  ... 
doi:10.4018/ijitsa.2014010101 fatcat:73st6h6ae5cndomo4isz3aq4gy

Verisoft – secure biometric identification system [chapter]

Georg Rock, Gunter Lassmann, Mathias Schwan, Lassaad Cheikhrouhou
2008 Digital Excellence  
VSE contains a library of predefined data types that is used to specify cryptographic protocols. The formalism we are using in VSE is based on the work of Paulson [2] .  ...  For each biometric system there are always people with no sufficient biometric features, each biometric method needs an alternative backup system. c.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-72621-0_8 fatcat:wditqcn2d5dwpoldr3lotfta2y

Adoptability of Test Process Models: ISO/IEC 29119, TMMI y TPI from the small organization perspective

Cecilia García, Karin Meléndez, Abraham Dávila
2018 ReCIBE  
Assessments methods that comply with TAMAR (Tmmi Foundation, 2009) can be accredited by TMMi Foundation, if they meet those requirements.  ...  VSE needs are often neglected in the development of models and standards recognized in the market.  ... 
doaj:b0d77989a9fb414b90a60d151b89855b fatcat:qvmmsgjuqzh25kk2c2aojcbxz4

Understanding the Role of Knowledge Management in Software Development

Rory V. O'Connor, Shuib Basri
2014 International Journal of Systems and Service-Oriented Engineering  
Therefore in order to be always relevance in software industry, small companies need to maintains and enhances their products and for that they need to improve their development process (Valtanen & Sihvonen  ...  Meanwhile the development method category indicates that VSEs are more likely to follow an agile development approach in their software development process than the other developments method This could  ... 
doi:10.4018/ijssoe.2014010103 fatcat:u4yle24gz5by7kvapbrlglsgv4

Identifying relevant product quality characteristics in the context of very small organizations

Gabriel García-Mireles
2016 Computer Science and Information Systems  
A mapping method was therefore applied in order to identify whether the product quality characteristics described in ISO/IEC 25010 are included in the ISO/IEC 29110 basic profile, a process model targeted  ...  The main difference is that the method applied in this paper includes the formal identification of the elements under comparison.  ...  Defects in software components may, however, increase production costs in this industrial sector [7] , and VSEs, therefore, have a pressing need to develop their products efficiently, effectively and  ... 
doi:10.2298/csis160809034g fatcat:jegnjpka25gz5nohgtok4najmq

Understanding the gap between software process practices and actual practice in very small companies

Mary-Luz Sánchez-Gordón, Rory V. O'Connor
2015 Software quality journal  
VSE 1 presents the study's main findings. Finally, section 6 beside with summarizes the key findings and contributions from the research.  ...  Background and related work A software process has been defined as "A set of activities, methods, practices and transformations that people use to develop and maintain software and the associated products  ...  In fact, developers ask for help in order to meet the deadline when they need it.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11219-015-9282-6 fatcat:jh5ba7brvnav7cczafspxzn7im

Experiences of microfinance institutions serving very small to small enterprises in Latin America

Gaamaa Hishigsuren, Martin Spahr, Ignacio Estevez, Barbara Magnoni
2014 Enterprise Development and Microfinance  
to continue to meet their financing needs.  ...  Plus" method.  ... 
doi:10.3362/1755-1986.2014.023 fatcat:okbdrvfutnc6jk4pgk3kgmqytm

6.4.2 Systems Engineering International Standards and Support Tools for Very Small Enterprises

Claude Y. Laporte, Ronald Houde, Joseph Marvin
2014 INCOSE International Symposium  
There was a need to help these VSEs understand the benefits of international engineering standards, along with the concepts, processes and practices involved, and initiate their use.  ...  To address their needs, a set of ISO/IEC 29110 systems engineering standards and guides, such as a management and engineering guide, has been developed using ISO/IEC/IEEE 15288.  ...  to meet the purpose of the defined VSE profiles.  ... 
doi:10.1002/j.2334-5837.2014.tb03167.x fatcat:anfaf3xfvfhyzhp32ubk4udgd4

Systems and Software Engineering Standards for Very Small Entities: Implementation and Initial Results

Claude Y. Laporte, Rory V. O'Connor
2014 2014 9th International Conference on the Quality of Information and Communications Technology  
To address the needs of Very Small Entities (VSEs), a set of international standards and guides known as ISO/IEC 29110 has been developed.  ...  In this paper we present the results of early trials of this standard in an IT start-up and in an engineering enterprise and assess the lessons learnt for future research and industrial usage of this standard  ...  Using a complex method will need to be adapted to be effective.  ... 
doi:10.1109/quatic.2014.12 dblp:conf/quatic/LaporteO14 fatcat:lresmnqymjfongadvtsk3vxwhm

10.3.1 The Development of Systems Engineering International Standards and Support Tools for Very Small Enterprises

Claude Y. Laporte, Ken Ptack, Gauthier Fanmuy
2012 INCOSE International Symposium  
At the 2011 INCOSE International Workshop, a group of systems engineers reviewed the ISO/IEC 29110 software standard and proposed modifications to meet their needs.  ...  Industry recognizes that there are very small organizations that develop parts which contain software components.  ...  Therefore, WG24 is using this information for the development of profiles, guides, and templates to meet VSE needs.  ... 
doi:10.1002/j.2334-5837.2012.tb01416.x fatcat:dflkt6rjibdzdk2zthny3zou6q

A Means-Ends Design of SCRUM+: an agile-disciplined balanced SCRUM enhanced with the ISO/IEC 29110 Standard [chapter]

Sergio Galván-Cruz, Manuel Mora, Rory O'Connor
2017 Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing  
Agile systems development methodologies (ASDMs) have gained high acceptance in very small entities (VSEs) of software development seeking quality at minimal effort.  ...  SCRUM and XP in industrial settings and UPEDU in academic ones are main of them. Similarly, Software Process Improvement (SPI) initiatives promote the utilization of process frameworks and standards.  ...  In this same context of VSEs, it has been also identified the preference for using Agile Software Development Methodologies (ASDMs) such as: SCRUM and XP in industrial settings [12, 13] and UPEDU in  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-69341-5_2 fatcat:7vw37v2xubcwxex323tfjlcysa

A Study of Knowledge Management Process Practices in Very Small Software Companies

2011 American Journal of Economics and Business Administration  
The results from the mean analysis as shown in Table 1 indicated that the companies did not have a regular formal meeting and practicing an informal formal communication in their business operations.  ...  Study setting and context: Industry recognizes that very small companies that develop software systems are very important to the economy.  ... 
doi:10.3844/ajebasp.2011.636.644 fatcat:2bger6jawbfvnor3d3h3we6tsa
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