Software Process Management Assessment Towards CMM a Systematic Approach to Optimize Internal Process Improvement

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Part of the Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing book series (AINSC, volume 114)


There are currently a number of holistic approaches available in relation to software process improvement. The search for new ideas and innovations to improve software development productivity and system quality continues to be a key focus of industrial and academic research. The CMM is a software process maturity model, which well known and most widely used model for Software Process Improvement (SPI). The SEI is continuing to evolve the CMM concepts, primarily in its current work on CMM integration, which addresses software, systems engineering, and integrated process and product development. This model attempts to quantify a software organization’s capability to consistently and predictably produce high-quality software products by involving process modeling, assessment, metrication, and technology transfer/ implementation to a greater or lesser extent. This paper provides a synthesis of prescriptions for successful software process improvement found from an extensive review of the quality management, organizational learning, and software process assessment process.


Software software process improvement CMM assessment system engineering 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gebeyehu Belay G.
    • 1
  • Zhongshi He
    • 1
  • Dongsheng Zou
    • 1
  1. 1.College of Computer ScienceChongqing UniversityChongqingChina

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