CBSE in Small and Medium-Sized Enterprise: Experience Report

  • Reda Kadri
  • François Merciol
  • Salah Sadou
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4063)


Although the CBSE has a great success in software engineering, only large scale companies use it through their research and development department. Small and medium size enterprises still have some hesitations that deprives them of the various advantages offered by CBSE. This is mainly due to the economic constraints that large companies don’t have. How can we make them benefit from this technology? Do they have to develop their own models? Should they obtain a modified version of this technology? What will happen to the code that already exists? What are the costs of such migration? How to proceed? In this paper we present an experiment carried out in using CBSE within the framework of a partnership between a small and medium-sized enterprise and an academic research team. We present the results and the way in which this migration has been performed, by hoping that this would be an answer to the above questions.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Reda Kadri
    • 1
  • François Merciol
    • 2
  • Salah Sadou
    • 2
  1. 1.RENNESAlkante CompanyFrance
  2. 2.Valoria LabYves Coppens Research Center, University of South BrittanyFrance

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