A Study on How Software Engineering Supports Projects Management

  • Maria-Isabel Sanchez-Segura
  • Javier García
  • Antonio Amescua
  • Fuensanta Medina-Dominguez
  • Arturo Mora-Soto


This paper contains the results of the study of the following Software Process Reference Models for Improvement Programmes: CMMI, ISO 15504, and the UP, XP, PSP, TSP Methodologies, from a project management point of view. The project management processes analyzed in the above software engineering formalisms were: estimation, planning and quality management. As a result of this study, we offer an overview of the presence, integration, and ease of use of each project management process in the software engineering formalism selected. Results obtained reveal a good degree of integration among processes but a low level of ease of use in most part of the selected formalisms.


Project Management Software Engineering Management Process Software Project Software Development Project 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Maria-Isabel Sanchez-Segura
    • 1
  • Javier García
    • 1
  • Antonio Amescua
    • 1
  • Fuensanta Medina-Dominguez
    • 1
  • Arturo Mora-Soto
    • 1
  1. 1.Computer Science DepartmentCarlos III Technical University of MadridLeganes 28911SPAIN

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