Key Words: Software Process Improvement , Software Quality
Technologies / Methodologies / Tools: Multi Media Information System
Software producing units are still facing problems in carrying out software development. Projects running over time and over budget, too many errors and not-sufficient quality are examples of the problems.
Software Process Improvement (SPI) is a promising new paradigm to be used to gain control over the problems. The perspective behind Software Process Improvement is that it pays to treat the entire software task as a process that can be controlled, measured, and improved.
However, only between 10% and 20% of European Companies are aware of SPI and how to assess the software task and take action in order to overcome the problems.
The objective of this dissemination action is to raise awareness of and disseminate basic knowledge on Software Process Improvement (SPI) and Software Quality. The expected result of the project will be:
The dissemination action used in the SMILE project is multimedia CD-ROM containing information on Software Process Improvement. The information will be:
EXPECTED IMPACT AND EXPERIENCE
The expected impact and benefits to the target audience and the wider community will be:
Contractor: NORWEGIAN COMPUTING CENTER Mr Karlheinz Kauz Gaudstadalléen, 23 - POB 114, Blindern 0314 Oslo tel: +47 22 85 25 00 Norway fax: +47 22 69 76 60 email: firstname.lastname@example.org Participants: COPENHAGEN BUSINESS SCHOOL DK Start date: 01/04/97 Duration: 18 months