Product-Focused Software Process Improvement

16th International Conference, PROFES 2015, Bolzano, Italy, December 2-4, 2015, Proceedings

  • Pekka Abrahamsson
  • Luis Corral
  • Markku Oivo
  • Barbara Russo

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9459)

Also part of the Programming and Software Engineering book sub series (LNPSE, volume 9459)

Table of contents

  1. Workshop on Human Factors in Software Development Processes

  2. Workshop on Software Startups: State of the Art and State of the Practice

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 553-553
    2. Henri Terho, Sampo Suonsyrjä, Aleksi Karisalo, Tommi Mikkonen
      Pages 555-568
    3. Henry Edison, Dron Khanna, Sohaib Shahid Bajwa, Valery Brancaleoni, Luca Bellettati
      Pages 577-583
    4. Daniel Cukier, Fabio Kon, Norris Krueger
      Pages 600-606
  3. Back Matter
    Pages 615-616

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Product-Focused Software Process Improvement, PROFES 2015, held in Bolzano, Italy, in December 2015.

The 18 revised full papers presented together with 10 short papers and 18 workshop papers were carefully reviewed and selected from 50 submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on lessons learned from industry-research collaborations; instruments to improve the software development process; requirements, features, and release management; practices of modern development processes; human factors in modern software development; effort and size estimation validated by professionals; empirical generalization; software reliability and testing in industry; workshop on processes, methods and tools for engineering embedded systems; workshop on human factors in software development processes; and workshop on software startups: state of the art and state of the practice.


Agile software development Human computer interaction Object-oriented Self-adaptive systems User interface Agile methods Agile processes Case studies Cloud computing Data-driven development Domain-specific modeling Model-driven development Ontologies Process modeling Reverse engineering Risk management Service orientation Software engineering Software product quality System performance

Editors and affiliations

  • Pekka Abrahamsson
    • 1
  • Luis Corral
    • 2
  • Markku Oivo
    • 3
  • Barbara Russo
    • 4
  1. 1.Norwegian Univ. of Science and Technol.TrondheimNorway
  2. 2.Free University of BolzanoBolzanoItaly
  3. 3.University of OuluOuluFinland
  4. 4.Free University of BolzanoBozenItaly

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Computer Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-26843-9
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-26844-6
  • Series Print ISSN 0302-9743
  • Series Online ISSN 1611-3349
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