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Author Ares Casal, J.M. ♦ Dieste Tubio, O. ♦ Garcia Vazquez, R. ♦ Lopez Fernandez, M. ♦ Rodriguez Yanez, S.
Source IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©1998
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science
Subject Keyword Computer science ♦ Performance evaluation ♦ Reactive power ♦ Technological innovation ♦ Software quality ♦ Production ♦ Software performance ♦ Hafnium ♦ Electrical capacitance tomography ♦ Quality management
Abstract Software process evaluation is an essential activity for improving software development in an organisation. Actually there is a need for a formalised method of evaluation that encompasses all the factors that affect software production. If a software process evaluation is to faithfully reflect the current status of an organisation, it must also consider the assessment of other factors. A formalised method of evaluation is presented that jointly assesses the three essential factors in software production: processes, technology and human resources. The aim behind this is to provide a solution to the main shortcomings of current software process evaluation methods: partiality of the evaluated factors and non-formalisation of the evaluation processes. Experimentation in various organisations has proven the adequacy of the proposed method for obtaining results that accurately portray the current status of the organisation's software process.
Description Author affiliation: Dept. of Comput. Sci., Univ. de La Coruna, Spain (Ares Casal, J.M.)
ISBN 0818686162
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research ♦ Reading
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 1998-11-09
Publisher Place Chile
Rights Holder Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
Size (in Bytes) 103.04 kB
Page Count 10
Starting Page 15
Ending Page 24


Source: IEEE Xplore Digital Library