Software Quality Journal

, Volume 2, Issue 4, pp 209–224 | Cite as

SPICE: Software Process Improvement and Capability Determination

  • Alec Dorling


In June 1991, the International Standards group for Software Engineering approved a study period to investigate the need and requirements for a standard for software process management. A new international work item has been subsequently raised. The resulting project is named SPICE (Software Process Improvement and Capability Determination). The project aims to build on the best features of existing software assessment methods.


SPICE software process software assessment software improvement software standards 


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© Chapman & Hall 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • Alec Dorling
    • 1
  1. 1.Brameur LtdSalfordUK

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