A systematic review of software process tailoring

Oscar Pedreira, Mario Piattini, Miguel R. Luaces, Nieves R. Brisaboa
2007 Software engineering notes  
Although software process proposals appear continuously, it is difficult to fit any of them into a given company as they are. Thus, some kind of adaptation or tailoring is always necessary. The goal of software process tailoring is to adapt an "off-the-shelf" software process to meet the needs of a specific organization or project. Although process tailoring is a mandatory activity in most software process proposals, it is usually carried out by following an ad-hoc approach, and the amount of
more » ... search done on this topic to date can be considered small. This paper presents a systematic review of software process tailoring, analyzing the existing approaches towards this activity, discussing the main issues related to the problem, and providing an up-to-date and complete framework in which to position new research activities.
doi:10.1145/1241572.1241584 fatcat:qnzjne7senfunmhk5hkvbmxoyu