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Postmortem: Never Leave a Project without It
May/June 2002 (vol. 19 no. 3)
pp. 43-45

Postmortem analysis is a practical method for initiating knowledge management by capturing experience and improvement suggestions from completed projects. It requires little effort and quickly provides initial results, making it suitable even for small and medium-size projects and companies. The authors describe their experiences applying PMA techniques for collecting and analyzing experience in software organizations.

Index Terms:
postmortem analysis (PMA), knowledge management, knowledge acquisition, software process improvement.
Citation:
Andreas Birk, Torgeir Dingsøyr, Tor Stålhane, "Postmortem: Never Leave a Project without It," IEEE Software, vol. 19, no. 3, pp. 43-45, May-June 2002, doi:10.1109/MS.2002.1003452
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