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The design and development of software process reference models – experiences and lessons learnt

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dc.contributor.author O'Leary, Pádraig
dc.contributor.author Richardson, Ita
dc.date.accessioned 2011-12-15T12:53:53Z
dc.date.available 2011-12-15T12:53:53Z
dc.date.issued 2011
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/1713
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract Software process reference models can serve as a tool for simplifying process problem solving. Through a series of research phases using sources in industry and academia, we developed a software process reference model for the derivation of products from a software product line. In this paper we describe how empirical evidence was used in the development of that process reference model while following an evolutionary multi-method research approach. A discussion on the selection of research methods for construction of process reference models is included. We explain how the different phases of the research formed a continuum in which the model was continually adjusted. Finally, we document important lessons learnt on software process reference model construction. The goal of this paper is to contribute to both the improved understanding of real world reference model construction and to the practical implementation of reference model construction guidelines. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries European Systems and Software Process Improvement and Innovation Conference EuroSPI;2011
dc.subject software product lines en_US
dc.subject product derivation en_US
dc.subject process reference models en_US
dc.title The design and development of software process reference models – experiences and lessons learnt en_US
dc.type Conference item en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.type.restriction none en
dc.contributor.sponsor SFI
dc.contributor.sponsor IRCSET
dc.relation.projectid 03/CE2 13031
dc.relation.projectid 07/SK/I1299
dc.relation.projectid RS/06/167
dc.internal.authorcontactother ita.richardson@lero.ie
dc.internal.authorcontactother Padraig.oleary@ul.ie

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