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The authors' technique for process definition demonstrates practical value beyond direct project planning and risk mitigation: using object-oriented technology metaphors, it can express responsibilities and collaborations among work units as classes. The technique yields a detailed work breakdown structure, accelerates development of more concise contract language for follow-up work, improves level-of-effort estimates for future work, and enables continuous process improvement. The process definition technique also introduces team members to OOT principles and concepts.
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J. Martino, C. Egyhazy and S. Eyestone, "Defining Team Processes Using OO Metaphors," in IEEE Software, vol. 18, no. , pp. 74-83, 2001.
doi:10.1109/52.922729
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