Issue No. 01 - January/February (2007 vol. 24)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MS.2007.12
Small software organizations--independently financed and organized companies with fewer than 50 employees--are fundamental to many national economies' growth. In the US, Brazil, Canada, China, India, Finland, Ireland, Hungary, and many other countries, small companies represent up to 85 percent of all software organizations. However, to persist and grow, small software companies need efficient, effective software engineering solutions.
Companies, IEC standards, ISO standards, Software quality, Software engineering, Software standards, Software maintenance, Innovation management, Knowledge management, Environmental management,software tools and environments, small software organizations, best practices, version control
"Guest Editors' Introduction: Why are Small Software Organizations Different?", IEEE Software, vol. 24, no. , pp. 18-22, January/February 2007, doi:10.1109/MS.2007.12