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Applying Product Line Concepts in Small and Medium-Sized Companies
September/October 2000 (vol. 17 no. 5)
pp. 88-95
Small and medium-sized enterprises work under heavy constraints: They need to be very flexible and fast in their reaction to customer requests, thus limiting their possibility for long-term planning. In a partially publicly funded project, the authors have started to apply their Product Line Software Engineering method developed at Fraunhofer IESE, in six small and medium-sized companies addressing six different domains. The article presents first experience and lessons learned from 24 months of project work; including first results within the companies.

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Peter Knauber, Dirk Muthig, Klaus Schmid, Tanya Widen, "Applying Product Line Concepts in Small and Medium-Sized Companies," IEEE Software, vol. 17, no. 5, pp. 88-95, Sept.-Oct. 2000, doi:10.1109/52.877873
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