NEWS - A SPI book is planned for Feb. 2006 on Springer Verlag - NEWS
Reidar Conradi, Tore Dybå, Dag I. K. Sjøberg, and Tor Ulsund (Eds.):
"Software Process Improvement: Results and Experience from the Field,"
ca. 430 pp, ca. 1 March 2006, ISBN 3-540-32178-0.
This book reports on results and experience from three
Norwegian, industrial R&D project on Software Process Improvement
(SPI) - SPIQ, PROFIT and SPIKE - with emphasis on the
latter. The book is organized in five sections, with totally 20
previously published papers.
Section 1 is about SPI principles/general, and has 5 papers.
Section 2: Knowledge Management for SPI and has 5 papers.
Section 3 is about Process Modelling and Electronic Process Guides and
has 4 papers.
Section 4 is about Estimation Methods and has 3 papers.
Section 5 is about Empirical
Studies in OO and Component-based Systems and has 3 papers.
The audience is software professionals as well as researchers and graduate
See also SPIKE project description
Detailed list of book chapters:
Section 1: SPI principles/general, 5 papers:
- Reidar Conradi, Tore Dybå, Dag I.K. Sjøberg, and Tor Ulsund:
"Lessons Learned and Recommendations from two Large Norwegian SPI
Programmes". In Flavio Oquendo (Ed.): Software Process Technology,
Ninth International Workshop, EWSPT'2003, Helsinki, Finland, September
1-2, 2003, Proceedings - in conjunction with FSE/ESEC'2003, Springer
Verlag LNCS 2786, ISBN 3-540-40764-2, pp. 32-45.
- Tore Dybå: "Improvisation in Small Software Organizations," IEEE
Software, 17(5):82-87, Sept./Oct. 2000.
- Tore Dybå: "An Empirical Investigation of the Key Factors for
Success in Software Process Improvement," IEEE Transactions on
Software Engineering, 31(5):410-424, May 2005.
- Tore Dybå, Barbara A. Kitchenham, and Magne Jørgensen:
"Evidence-Based Software Engineering for Practitioners," IEEE
Software, 22(1):158-165, Jan./Feb. 2005.
- Dag I.K. Sjøberg, Bente Anda, Erik Arisholm, Tore Dybå,
Magne Jørgensen, Amela Karahasanovic, and Marek Vokác:
"Challenges and Recommendations when Increasing the Realism of
Controlled Software Engineering Experiments." In Reidar Conradi and
Alf Inge Wang (Eds.): Empirical Methods and Studies in Software
Engineering -- Experiences from ESERNET project, Springer Verlag LNCS
2765, ISBN 3-540-40672-7, Aug. 2003, pp. 24-38.
Section 2: Knowledge Management for SPI, 5 papers:
- Torgeir Dingsøyr: "Post Mortem Reviews: Purpose and Approaches in
Software Engineering," Information and Software Technology),
47(5):293-303, March 2005.
- Torgeir Dingsøyr: "Value-Based Knowledge Management – the
Contribution of Postmortem Reviews and Process Workshops," book
chapter in Stephan Biffl, Aybüke Aurum, Barry Boehm, Hakan Erdogmus,
and Paul Grünbacher (Eds.): Value-based Software Engineering,
Springer Verlag, 2006, ISBN 3-540-25993-7, pp. 309-326.
- Tore Dybå: "A Dynamic Model of Software Engineering Knowledge
Creation," book chapter in Aybüke Aurum, Ross Jeffery, Claes Wohlin,
and Meliha Handzic (Eds.): Managing Software Engineering Knowledge,
Springer Verlag, 2003, ISBN 3-540-00370-3, pp. 95-117.
- Torgeir Dingsøyr and Emil Røyrvik: "An Empirical Study of an
Informal Knowledge Repository in a Medium-Sized Software Consulting
Company," In Lori A. Clarke, Laurie Dillon, and Walter F. Tichy
(Eds.): Proc. 25th International Conference on Software Engineering
(ICSE’2003), Portland, Oregon, USA, 10-12 May, 2003, IEEE-CS Press,
- Reidar Conradi and Tore Dybå: "An Empirical study on the utility
of formal routines to transfer knowledge and experience," In Volker
Gruhn (Ed.): Proc. 8th European Software Engineering Conference / 9th
ACM SIGSOFT Symposium on Foundations of Software Engineering 2001
(ESEC/FSE'2001), Vienna, 10-14 Sept. 2001, ACM Press, ACM Order
no. 594010, ISBN 1-58113-390-1, pp. 268-276.
Section 3: Process Modelling and Electronic Process Guides, 4 papers:
- Geir K. Hanssen, Hans Westerheim, and Finn Olav Bjørnson:
"Tailoring RUP to a defined project type: A case study," In Frank
Bomarius and Seija Komi-Sirviö (Eds.): Proc. 6th International
Conference on Product Focused Software Process Improvement
(PROFES'2005), 13-16 June, 2005, Oulu, Finland, Springer LNCS 3547,
- Torgeir Dingsøyr, Nils Brede Moe, Tore Dybå, and Reidar Conradi:
"A workshop-oriented approach for defining electronic process guides -
A case study," book chapter in Silvia T. Acuña and Natalia Juristo
(Eds.): Software Process Modelling, Kluwer International Series on
Software Engineering, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2004, ISBN
0-387-24261-9, pp. 187-205.
- Tore Dybå, Nils Brede Moe, and Edda M. Mikkelsen: "An Empirical
Investigation on Factors Affecting Software Developer Acceptance and
Utilization of Electronic Process Guides," In Martin Shepperd and
Audris Mockus (Eds.): Proc. 10th IEEE International Software Metrics
Symposium (METRICS’04), Chicago, Illinois, USA, 14-16 September, 2004,
IEEE-CS Press, pp. 220-231.
- Reidar Conradi, Alfonso Fuggetta, and Maria Letizia Jaccheri: "Six
theses on Software Process Research," In Volker Gruhn (Ed.): Software
Process Technology, Proc. 6th European Workshop (EWSPT'98), Weybridge,
UK, 16-18. Sept. 1998, Springer Verlag LNCS 1487, pp. 100-104.
Section 4: Estimation Methods, 3 papers:
- Magne Jørgensen: "A Review of Studies on Expert Estimation of
Software Development Effort",
Journal of Systems and Software, 70(1-2):37-60, 2004.
- Magne Jørgensen, Reidar Conradi, and Dag Sjøberg: "Reuse of
software development experiences - a case study," Telektronikk
(special issue on Software Quality in Telecommunication), Telenor,
Oslo, 95(1):48-53, 1999.
- Parastoo Mohagheghi, Bente Anda, and Reidar Conradi: "Effort
Estimation of Use Cases for Incremental Large-Scale Software
Development," In Gruia-Catalin Roman, William G. Griswold, and Bashar
Nuseibeh (Eds.): Proc. 27th International Conference on Software
Engineering (ICSE'2005), St Louis, Missouri, USA, 15-21 May 2005, ACM
Press, pp. 303-311. (This was previously credited IEEE-CS Press).
Section 5: Empirical Studies in OO and Component-based Systems,
- Bente C. D. Anda , Kai Hansen, Ingolf Gullesen, and Hanne
K. Thorsen: "Experiences from Using a UML-based Development Method in
a Large Organisation," accepted for Empirical Software Engineering,
per Sept. 2005, 36 pp. (in this book).
- Jingyue Li, Reidar Conradi, Odd Petter N. Slyngstad, Christian
Bunse, Umair Khan, Marco Torchiano, and Maurizio Morisio: "An
Empirical Study on Off-the-Shelf Component Usage in Industrial
Projects," In Frank Bomarius and Seija Komi-Sirviö (Eds.): Proc. 6th
International Conference on Product Focused Software Process
Improvement (PROFES'2005), 13-16 June, 2005, Oulu, Finland, Springer
LNCS 3547, pp. 54-68.
- Erik Arisholm and Dag I.K. Sjøberg: "Evaluating the Effect of a
Delegated versus Centralized Control Style on the Maintainability of
Object-Oriented Software," IEEE Transactions on. Software Engineering,
30(8):521-534, Aug. 2004.
Adjusted 16. Jan. 2006 by Reidar Conradi.