Proceedings. International Conference on Software Maintenance (Cat. No. 98CB36272) (1998)
Mar. 16, 1998 to Mar. 19, 1998
This research paper presents the results of a field survey for the characterisation of Software Maintenance Process in Portugal.It was concluded that the three biggest problems related to the Software Maintenance Process are: the lack of software maintenance process models, the lack of documentation of applications and the lack of time to satisfy the requests.Only 2,7% of the people who answered the questionnaire consider the software maintenance process very efficient; 70,2% consider it of a very low level of efficiency.
software maintenance process, process models, empirical study.
M. J. Sousa, "A Survey on the Software Maintenance Process," Proceedings. International Conference on Software Maintenance (Cat. No. 98CB36272)(ICSM), Bethesda, Maryland, 1998, pp. 265.