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Understanding the relationships within the Medi SPICE framework

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dc.contributor.author Flood, Derek
dc.contributor.author Mc Caffery, Fergal
dc.contributor.author Casey, Valentine
dc.date.accessioned 2013-01-08T16:16:30Z
dc.date.available 2013-01-08T16:16:30Z
dc.date.issued 2012
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/2793
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract Regulated domains, such as medical device software development, require organisations to have specific processes in place in order to secure regulatory approval. Software process improvement initiatives, such as Medi SPICE, help organisations to improve their process in conformance with these regulations. These initiatives, however, do not specify how an organisation implements these processes, instead detailing what the organisation must implement. This work proposes the development of a series of roadmaps that will guide an organisation through the implementation of the required processes in a regulatory compliant manner. This paper presents the first step towards achieving this aim, which involves an investigation of the dependencies between the base practices defined in Medi SPICE in order to ensure that the produced roadmaps form a complete software development process in line with regulatory requirements. The paper describes two complementary approaches, a structured representation and a graphical representation, to representing the links between practices in the Medi SPICE framework. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher IARIA International Academy, Research and Industry Association en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries The Seventh International Conference on Software Engineering Advances (ICSEA 2012);
dc.relation.uri www.thinkmind.org
dc.subject software process en_US
dc.subject medical device regulation en_US
dc.subject software process improvement roadmaps en_US
dc.title Understanding the relationships within the Medi SPICE framework en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/conferenceObject en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.contributor.sponsor SFI en_US
dc.relation.projectid 07/SK/I1299 en_US
dc.relation.projectid 08/IN.1/I2030 en_US
dc.relation.projectid 10/CE/I1855 en_US
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US


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