Product-Focused Software Process Improvement

15th International Conference, PROFES 2014, Helsinki, Finland, December 10-12, 2014. Proceedings

  • Andreas Jedlitschka
  • Pasi Kuvaja
  • Marco Kuhrmann
  • Tomi Männistö
  • Jürgen Münch
  • Mikko Raatikainen
Conference proceedings PROFES 2014

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8892)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
  2. Agile Development

  3. Decision-Making

    1. Takanobu Kobori, Hironori Washizaki, Yoshiaki Fukazawa, Daisuke Hirabayashi, Katsutoshi Shintani, Yasuko Okazaki et al.
      Pages 78-92
    2. Francisco Cocozza, Enrique Brenes, Gustavo López Herrera, Marcelo Jenkins, Alexandra Martínez
      Pages 108-118
  4. Development Practices and Issues

    1. Christoph Hannebauer, Volker Gruhn
      Pages 119-133
    2. Stefanie Hofemann, Mikko Raatikainen, Varvana Myllärniemi, Terho Norja
      Pages 134-148
    3. Johan Linåker, Maria Krantz, Martin Höst
      Pages 149-163
  5. Product Planning

    1. S. M. Didar-Al-Alam, S. M. Shahnewaz, Dietmar Pfahl, Guenther Ruhe
      Pages 164-177
    2. Edmilson Campos, Uirá Kulesza, Marília Freire, Eduardo Aranha
      Pages 178-193
    3. Hao Wang, Yihai Chen, Ridha Khedri, Alan Wassyng
      Pages 209-223
  6. Project Management

    1. Thomas Ruhroth, Stefan Gärtner, Jens Bürger, Jan Jürjens, Kurt Schneider
      Pages 239-253
    2. Andreza Vieira, Franklin Ramalho
      Pages 254-268
  7. Short Papers

    1. Torgeir Dingsøyr, Tor Erlend Fægri, Juha Itkonen
      Pages 273-276
    2. Floris Erich, Chintan Amrit, Maya Daneva
      Pages 277-280
    3. Masud Fazal-Baqaie, Christian Gerth, Gregor Engels
      Pages 281-284
    4. Marília Freire, Gustavo Sizílio, Edmilson Campos, Uirá Kulesza, Eduardo Aranha
      Pages 290-293
    5. Ayaka Imazato, Keisuke Hotta, Yoshiki Higo, Shinji Kusumoto
      Pages 294-297
    6. Tommi Mikkonen, Kari Systä
      Pages 298-301
    7. Takao Okubo, Yoshio Kakizaki, Takanori Kobashi, Hironori Washizaki, Shinpei Ogata, Haruhiko Kaiya et al.
      Pages 306-309
    8. Danielle Pichlis, Mikko Raatikainen, Piia Sevón, Stefanie Hofemann, Varvana Myllärniemi, Marko Komssi
      Pages 310-313
    9. Dina Salah, Richard Paige, Paul Cairns
      Pages 318-321
    10. Ryohei Takasawa, Kazunori Sakamoto, Akinori Ihara, Hironori Washizaki, Yoshiaki Fukazawa
      Pages 322-325
  8. Back Matter

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Product-Focused Software Process Improvement, PROFES 2014, held in Helsinki, Finland, in December 2014. The 18 revised full papers presented together with 14 short papers were carefully reviewed and selected from 45 initial submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on agile development, decision-making, development practices and issues, product planning, and project management.


agile processes agile software case studies distributed software development global software development industrial experiences lean processes practices and tactics software process assessment process improvement process management process management techniques process modeling service engineering service orientation and cloud services product quality software engineering software process lines software product quality systems product quality

Editors and affiliations

  • Andreas Jedlitschka
    • 1
  • Pasi Kuvaja
    • 2
  • Marco Kuhrmann
    • 3
  • Tomi Männistö
    • 4
  • Jürgen Münch
    • 4
  • Mikko Raatikainen
    • 5
  1. 1.Fraunhofer IESEKaiserslauternGermany
  2. 2.Department of Information Processing ScienceUniversity of OuluFinland
  3. 3.The Maersk Mc-Kinney Moeller InstituteUniversity of Southern DenmarkOdenseDenmark
  4. 4.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of HelsinkiHelsinkiFinland
  5. 5.Department of Computer Science and EngineeringAalto UniversityAaltoFinland

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2014
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Computer Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-13834-3
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-13835-0
  • Series Print ISSN 0302-9743
  • Series Online ISSN 1611-3349
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