Author(s): T.P. Rout, M.P. Neilson & J.L. Gasston
nces with the use of different
approaches to software process assessment
Neilson & J.L.
Australian Software Quality Research Institute,
School of Computing and Information Technology,
Griffith University, Queensland 41H, Australia
This paper brings together several studies of different uses of the techniques generically
termed "Software Process Assessment".
The results of these studies bear out the
usefulness of starting with an assessment orientation in any active approach to process
management and improvement The focus on measurement creates an environment that
is most conducive to effective management, and specifically aids in identifying current
strengths and weaknesses, at both process and organisational levels.
demonstrate, however, the need to combine both quantitative and qualitative approaches
in the conduct of an assessment These investigations add a further dimension to the
growing body of empirical evi...
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Paper DOI: 10.2495/SQM940571
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