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Software Process Improvement in Small Organizations: A Case Study
November/December 2005 (vol. 22 no. 6)
pp. 68-75
Kathleen Coleman Dangle, Fraunhofer Center for Experimental Software Engineering
Patricia Larsen, Fraunhofer Center for Experimental Software Engineering
Michele Shaw, Fraunhofer Center for Experimental Software Engineering
Marvin V. Zelkowitz, University of Maryland
A case study of a five-year-old startup company looks at the role of process improvement in the context of a small organization. It explores why the company realized that process improvement was necessary for continued growth. The company is implementing many CMM-related key practice areas, and they should be able to achieve their goal of CMM Level 3 in the near future.
Index Terms:
CMM, organizational culture, process improvement, small companies
Citation:
Kathleen Coleman Dangle, Patricia Larsen, Michele Shaw, Marvin V. Zelkowitz, "Software Process Improvement in Small Organizations: A Case Study," IEEE Software, vol. 22, no. 6, pp. 68-75, Nov.-Dec. 2005, doi:10.1109/MS.2005.162
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