Issue No. 01 - January/February (2007 vol. 24)
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Ita Richardson , University of Limerick
Christiane Gresse von Wangenheim , Universidade do Vale do Itaja?
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.
small software organizations, best practices, version control, software tools and environments
C. G. von Wangenheim and I. Richardson, "Guest Editors' Introduction: Why are Small Software Organizations Different?," in IEEE Software, vol. 24, no. , pp. 18-22, 2007.