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Short and Winding Road: Software in Car Navigation Systems
July/August 2011 (vol. 28 no. 4)
pp. 19-21
Han Schaminée, TomTom's Business Unit Automotive
Hans Aerts, TomTom's Business Unit Automotive
TomTom worked with the automotive industry to align traditional, risk-eliminating, slow development processes focusing on quality with high-speed, innovative development processes such as those introduced by the smart phone industry. In doing so, TomTom achieved short lead times without compromising on quality by adopting an agile development approach combined with explicit management of specification and schedule buffers.

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Index Terms:
innovation speed, car navigation, agile, buffer management
Citation:
Han Schaminée, Hans Aerts, "Short and Winding Road: Software in Car Navigation Systems," IEEE Software, vol. 28, no. 4, pp. 19-21, July-Aug. 2011, doi:10.1109/MS.2011.83
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