Knowledge-Based Risk Management: Survey on Brazilian Software Development Enterprises

  • Sandra Miranda Neves
  • Carlos Eduardo Sanches da Silva
  • Valério Antonio Pamplona Salomon
  • André Leonardo Almeida Santos
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 206)


A risks management, carried on in an effective way, leads the software development to success and may influence on the organization. The knowledge takes part of such a process as a way to help taking decisions. This research aimed to analyze the use of Knowledge Management techniques to the Risk Management in software projects development and the possible influence on the enterprise revenue. It had, as its main studying subject, Brazilian incubated and graduated software developing enterprises. The chosen research method was the Survey type. Multivariate statistical methods were used for the treatment and analysis of the obtained results, this way identifying the most significant factors, that is, enterprise´s achievement constraining factors and those outcome achievement ones. Among the latter we highlight the knowledge methodology, the time of existence of the enterprise, the amount of employees and the knowledge externalization. The results encourage contributing actions to the increasing of financial revenue.


Software development Knowledge Management Risks Management Incubated and Graduated Technological Based Enterprises 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sandra Miranda Neves
    • 1
    • 3
  • Carlos Eduardo Sanches da Silva
    • 2
  • Valério Antonio Pamplona Salomon
    • 3
  • André Leonardo Almeida Santos
    • 2
  1. 1.UNIFEI, Federal University of ItajubaItabiraBrazil
  2. 2.UNIFEI, Federal University of ItajubaItajubaBrazil
  3. 3.UNESP, Sao Paulo State UniversityGuaratinguetaBrazil

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