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Evaluating management sentiment towards ISO/IEC 29110 in very small software development companies

O'Connor, Rory (2012) Evaluating management sentiment towards ISO/IEC 29110 in very small software development companies. In: 12th International Conference on Software Process Improvement and Capability dEtermination,, 29-31 May 2012, Palma, Spain.

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This paper presents the results of a set of interviews with senior management in a series of very small software development companies, which were conducted to gauge their opinion, attitude and sentiment towards the of new standard, ISO/IEC 29110 Life Cycle Profiles for Very Small Entities (VSEs). This paper serves as a roadmap for both researchers wishing to understand the issues of process standards adoption by very small companies and also for the software process standards community.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Event Type:Conference
Uncontrolled Keywords:SPI; VSE; process standards; ISO/IEC 29110
Subjects:Computer Science > Software engineering
DCU Faculties and Centres:Research Initiatives and Centres > Lero: The Irish Software Engineering Research Centre
DCU Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Engineering and Computing > School of Computing
Published in:Software Process Improvement and Capability Determination. Communications in Computer and Information Science 290(8). Springer.
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Copyright Information:©2012 Springer-Verlag The original publication is available at
Use License:This item is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Share Alike 3.0 License. View License
ID Code:17071
Deposited On:19 Jun 2012 14:38 by Rory O'Connor. Last Modified 19 Jun 2012 14:38

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