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A Researcher’s Experiences in Supporting Industrial Software Process Improvement

  • Kai PetersenEmail author
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Abstract

Industry–academia collaboration in software engineering is essential for the relevance of research, as research may make important contributions to the improvement of software engineering. Thus, software engineering researchers are an asset in software process improvement. In this chapter, I present different experiences of being an embedded researcher in industry contributing to software process improvement. The process improvement works were focused on helping organizations to move from plan-driven processes to agile and lean processes. We will elaborate on the challenges, essential practices, and related benefits that were observed when working closely with industry in the role of embedded researchers. Supporting examples from different published cases form the basis for this experience report.

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Software Engineering Process Improvement Software Product Line Requirement Engineer Industrial Case Study 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Blekinge Institute of TechnologyKarlskronaSweden

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