A pragmatic approach to process modelling
Many current process modelling approaches are notationally complex, and therefore inappropriate within relatively small software development environments. What is needed is a more pragmatic approach. This paper describes some process modelling work, based upon data flow techniques, conducted at a small software development organization. Our findings suggest that significant benefits can accrue from even a low cost approach. We also discuss some practical lessons learnt for the would-be process modeller.
Keywordsprocess model software metrics goals reference model process instance data flow diagram
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