Knowledge Management in a Software Development Environment to Support Software Processes Deployment

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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3782)


Software Engineering is a wide area of knowledge and various other types of knowledge are required during the software development and maintenance. This paper describes a survey carried out to characterize the importance given by software developers to varying types of knowledge mentioned in the technical literature on Software Engineering. The survey results have been used to guide the elaboration and incorporation of content and tools to the TABA workstation, which allows one to configure and instantiate software development environments for different companies. This paper also addresses the use of the TABA workstation to support software processes deployment in small and medium size Brazilian companies. The goal is to increase the capability of software organizations by the adequate use of Software Engineering techniques in their development and maintenance processes.


Software Development Software Engineer Knowledge Management Software Process Maintenance Process 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.COPPE/Federal University of Rio de JaneiroRio de JaneiroBrazil
  2. 2.University of SalvadorSalvadorBrazil
  3. 3.Riosoft – Núcleo Softex do Rio de JaneiroRio de JaneiroBrazil

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