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Brazilian Software Process Reference Model and Assessment Method

  • Kival C. Weber
  • Eratóstenes E. R. Araújo
  • Ana Regina C. da Rocha
  • Cristina A. F. Machado
  • Danilo Scalet
  • Clênio F. Salviano
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3733)

Abstract

This paper presents the MR-MPS Process Reference Model and the MA-MPS Process Assessment Method. They were created according to the Brazilian reality in the MPS.BR Project, aiming at improving software process mainly in small to medium-size enterprises (SMEs). They are compatible with CMMISM and conformant with ISO/IEC 15504 and ISO/IEC 12207. This paper describes three MPS documents: a general guide, an assessment guide and an acquisition guide. The initial project outcomes are presented. The MPS Model has a great potential to be replicated in other countries with similar characteristics related to the software industry.

Keywords

Maturity Level Acquisition Process Software Industry Improve Software Process Affiliate Firm 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kival C. Weber
    • 1
  • Eratóstenes E. R. Araújo
    • 1
  • Ana Regina C. da Rocha
    • 2
  • Cristina A. F. Machado
    • 3
  • Danilo Scalet
    • 3
  • Clênio F. Salviano
    • 4
  1. 1.SOFTEX - Associação para Promoção da Excelência do Software Brasileiro 
  2. 2.COPPE/UFRJUniversidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro 
  3. 3.CELEPARCompanhia de Informática do Paraná 
  4. 4.CenPRA – Centro de Pesquisas Renato Archer 

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