Panorama of quantitative management of software development process for very small entities

  • Carlos A. Ardila Universidad del Cauca, Popayán
  • Francisco J. Pino Universidad del Cauca, Popayán
Keywords: Quantitative process management, process improvement, measurement and analysis, small enterprises, systematic review.

Abstract

In the software industry, small entities are majority, and is important that incorporate them quantitative processes management practices for to reduce processes variability. CMMI-DEV and ISO/IEC 15504-5 address quantitative management, but are for big organizations. MoProSoft, COMPETISOFT and MPS.BR are for the small enterprises, but not include quantitative management. Through a systematic review of literature, searched for works about quantitative process management for small software developing enterprises indicating what practices do and how to execute. As conclusion, there is not available an integrated proposal that incorporate management practices quantitative of software processes for this kind of organizations.

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Author Biographies

Carlos A. Ardila, Universidad del Cauca, Popayán

Es Ingeniero de Sistemas de la Universidad Industrial de Santander (Colombia). Es estudiante de maestría en computación en la Facultad de Ingeniería Electrónica y Telecomunicaciones  de la Universidad del Cauca. Es profesor asistente adscrito a la Facultad de Ingeniería Electrónica y Telecomunicaciones  de la Universidad del Cauca. Sus intereses de investigación se enfocan en el área de calidad y mejoramiento de procesos de desarrollo de software.

Francisco J. Pino, Universidad del Cauca, Popayán

Es Ingeniero en Electrónica y Telecomunicaciones de la Universidad del Cauca (Colombia). Especialista en Redes y Servicios Telemáticos de la Universidad del Cauca. Es estudiante de doctorado en la Escuela Superior de Informática de la Universidad Castilla-La Mancha, en Ciudad Real (España). Es profesor asistente adscrito a la Facultad de Ingeniería Electrónica y Telecomunicaciones  de la Universidad del Cauca. Sus intereses de investigación se enfocan en el área de calidad y mejoramiento de procesos de desarrollo de software.

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Published
2013-09-30
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