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TSP Overview

TSP provides a proven method that helps you plan, evaluate, manage, and control your work.

Software Engineering Institute


Team Software Process (TSP) guides engineering teams that are developing software-intensive products. Using TSP helps organizations establish a mature and disciplined engineering practice that produces secure, reliable software in less time and at lower costs.

TSP has been applied in small and large organizations in a variety of domains with similar results on first use, including:

  • productivity improvements of 25% or more
  • reductions in cost and schedule variance to less than +/- 10%
  • testing costs and schedule reductions of up to 80%