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A Survey of Commonly Applied Methods for Software Process Improvement

Technical Report
This report, published in 1993, describes a number of commonly applied methods for improving the software development process.
Publisher

Software Engineering Institute

CMU/SEI Report Number
CMU/SEI-93-TR-027

Abstract

This report describes a number of commonly applied methods for improving the software development process. Each software process improvement method is described by surveying existing technical literature citations. Each method description contains background information concerning how the method works. Documented experience with the method is described. Suggestions are given for implementing the method, and a list of key references is given for further information. The methods are described in the context of the SEI Capability Maturity Model, and suggestions are given to assist organizations in selecting potential improvement methods based upon their current process maturity.

Cite This Technical Report

Austin, R., & Paulish, D. (1993, February 1). A Survey of Commonly Applied Methods for Software Process Improvement. (Technical Report CMU/SEI-93-TR-027). Retrieved February 23, 2024, from https://insights.sei.cmu.edu/library/a-survey-of-commonly-applied-methods-for-software-process-improvement/.

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author={Austin, Robert and Paulish, Daniel},
title={A Survey of Commonly Applied Methods for Software Process Improvement},
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year={1993},
number={CMU/SEI-93-TR-027},
howpublished={Carnegie Mellon University, Software Engineering Institute's Digital Library},
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Austin, Robert, and Daniel Paulish. "A Survey of Commonly Applied Methods for Software Process Improvement." (CMU/SEI-93-TR-027). Carnegie Mellon University, Software Engineering Institute's Digital Library. Software Engineering Institute, February 1, 1993. https://insights.sei.cmu.edu/library/a-survey-of-commonly-applied-methods-for-software-process-improvement/.

R. Austin, and D. Paulish, "A Survey of Commonly Applied Methods for Software Process Improvement," Carnegie Mellon University, Software Engineering Institute's Digital Library. Software Engineering Institute, Technical Report CMU/SEI-93-TR-027, 1-Feb-1993 [Online]. Available: https://insights.sei.cmu.edu/library/a-survey-of-commonly-applied-methods-for-software-process-improvement/. [Accessed: 23-Feb-2024].

Austin, Robert, and Daniel Paulish. "A Survey of Commonly Applied Methods for Software Process Improvement." (Technical Report CMU/SEI-93-TR-027). Carnegie Mellon University, Software Engineering Institute's Digital Library, Software Engineering Institute, 1 Feb. 1993. https://insights.sei.cmu.edu/library/a-survey-of-commonly-applied-methods-for-software-process-improvement/. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

Austin, Robert; & Paulish, Daniel. A Survey of Commonly Applied Methods for Software Process Improvement. CMU/SEI-93-TR-027. Software Engineering Institute. 1993. https://insights.sei.cmu.edu/library/a-survey-of-commonly-applied-methods-for-software-process-improvement/