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A practical application of the IDEAL model

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dc.contributor.author Casey, Valentine
dc.contributor.author Richardson, Ita
dc.date.accessioned 2008-09-18T11:32:23Z
dc.date.available 2008-09-18T11:32:23Z
dc.date.issued 2004
dc.identifier.citation Casey, V. and Richardson, I. (2004) 'A Practical Approach of the IDEAL Model', Software Process: Improvement and Practice, 9(3),123-132 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/50
dc.description peer-reviewed
dc.description.abstract The focus of this paper is to outline the experience of a European based software organization utilizing the IDEAL model, while implementing a tailored Capability Maturity Model (CMM) software process improvement program. The goal was to achieve process improvement rather than a specific CMM maturity level. In doing this, the IDEAL model was extensively researched and employed. The benefits and limitations of the IDEAL model are presented as experienced. Further details on this research are available in [1]. Research was carried out on a number of software process improvement paradigms prior to the selection of the CMM. A key element of this approach was to see the requirements of the organization as paramount and immediate. It was deemed important to achieve process improvement in specific Key Process Areas regardless of their position in the CMM. This provided the flexibility for future investment in SPI to capitalize on the current work. en
dc.format.extent 922,500 bytes en_US
dc.language.iso eng en
dc.publisher John Wiley and Sons Limited en
dc.relation.ispartof Software Process: Improvement and Practice en_US
dc.relation.uri http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/cgi-bin/abstract/109801075/ABSTRACT
dc.relation.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/spip.201
dc.rights See licence en
dc.subject IDEAL model en
dc.subject capability maturity model en
dc.subject CMM en
dc.subject SME en
dc.subject process improvment en
dc.subject process assessment en
dc.subject effective process change en
dc.title A practical application of the IDEAL model en
dc.type Article en
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en
dc.type.restriction none en

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