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Product-Focused Software Process Improvement

18th International Conference, PROFES 2017, Innsbruck, Austria, November 29–December 1, 2017, Proceedings

  • Michael Felderer
  • Daniel Méndez Fernández
  • Burak Turhan
  • Marcos Kalinowski
  • Federica Sarro
  • Dietmar Winkler
Conference proceedings PROFES 2017

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10611)

Also part of the Programming and Software Engineering book sub series (LNPSE, volume 10611)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XVI
  2. Agile Software Development

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Oliver Karras, Jil Klünder, Kurt Schneider
      Pages 3-18
    3. Gerard Wagenaar, Sietse Overbeek, Garm Lucassen, Sjaak Brinkkemper, Kurt Schneider
      Pages 19-27
    4. Philipp Hohl, Jürgen Münch, Kurt Schneider, Michael Stupperich
      Pages 28-36
  3. Data Science and Analytics

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 53-53
    2. Leah Riungu-Kalliosaari, Marjo Kauppinen, Tomi Männistö
      Pages 55-70
    3. Hirohisa Aman, Sousuke Amasaki, Tomoyuki Yokogawa, Minoru Kawahara
      Pages 80-88
    4. Jurka Rahikkala, Sami Hyrynsalmi, Ville Leppänen, Tommi Mikkonen, Johannes Holvitie
      Pages 89-107
  4. Software Engineering Processes and Frameworks

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 109-109
    2. Tobias Baum, Hendrik Leßmann, Kurt Schneider
      Pages 111-127
    3. Antti-Pekka Tuovinen, Simo Mäkinen, Marko Leppänen, Outi Sievi-Korte, Samuel Lahtinen, Tomi Männistö
      Pages 128-136
    4. Diego Fontdevila, Marcela Genero, Alejandro Oliveros
      Pages 137-145
    5. David Issa Mattos, Jan Bosch, Helena Holmström Olsson
      Pages 146-161
  5. Industry Relevant Qualitative Research

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 163-163
    2. Daniel Feitosa, Paris Avgeriou, Apostolos Ampatzoglou, Elisa Yumi Nakagawa
      Pages 165-181
    3. Andreas Vogelsang, Tiago Amorim, Florian Pudlitz, Peter Gersing, Jan Philipps
      Pages 182-198
    4. Severin Kacianka, Kristian Beckers, Florian Kelbert, Prachi Kumari
      Pages 199-218

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Product-Focused Software Process Improvement, PROFES 2017, held in Innsbruck, Austria, in November/December 2017.

The 17 revised full papers presented together with 10 short papers, 21 workshop papers. 3 posters and tool demonstrations papers, and 4 tutorials were carefully reviewed and selected from 72 submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on : Agile software Development; Data science and analytics; Software engineering processes and frameworks; Industry relevant qualitative research; User and value centric approaches; Software startups; Serum; Software testing.


agile methods agile software development computer software selection and evaluation human engineering human-computer interactions process improvement project management software development software engineering software process software quality software systems software project

Editors and affiliations

  1. 1.University of InnsbruckInnsbruckAustria
  2. 2.Technical University MunichGarchingGermany
  3. 3.Brunel University LondonUxbridgeUnited Kingdom
  4. 4.Pontifical Catholic University of Rio deRio de JaneiroBrazil
  5. 5.University College LondonLondonUnited Kingdom
  6. 6.Vienna University of TechnologyViennaAustria

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