Issue No. 04 - July/August (2002 vol. 19)
<p>An organization faces many challenging decisions when transitioning to product line development: What's the best way to adopt a product line approach? How can we avoid disrupting regular product development? Once adopted, how should we evolve the product line? Which techniques should we use as guides? To optimize a product line's economic benefits, it is important to consider the adoption context and to use product line scoping techniques when answering these questions.</p>
Product line development, product line adoption, product line evolution, product line scoping techniques, product line adoption strategies, product line risk factors.
K. Schmid and M. Verlage, "The Economic Impact of Product Line Adoption and Evolution," in IEEE Software, vol. 19, no. , pp. 50-57, 2002.