Software Process Management: A Model-Based Approach

  • L. García-Borgoñon
  • J. A. García-García
  • M. Alba
  • M. J. Escalona
Conference paper


Business processes constitute one major asset in an organization and software businesses are not an exception. Processes definition, maintenance, and management are key aspects to control and define how to build software systems up and also to support decision-making. In this paper, a model-based approach is proposed to facilitate these processes. Thus, a global environment for business processes in software development is presented. The final results are illustrated through the NDTQ-Framework, a solution based on this approach that is currently being used in software development organizations.


Business Process Unify Modeling Language Software Process Business Process Management Business Process Execution Language 
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This research study has been supported by the Tempros project (TIN2010-20057-C03-02) and Red CaSA (TIN 2010-12312-E) of the Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación, Spain, and NDTQ-Framework project of the Junta de Andalucía, Spain (TIC-5789).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • L. García-Borgoñon
    • 1
    • 2
  • J. A. García-García
    • 1
  • M. Alba
    • 1
  • M. J. Escalona
    • 1
  1. 1.IWT2 Research GroupUniversity of SevilleSevilleSpain
  2. 2.Instituto Tecnológico de AragónZaragozaSpain

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