Frank van Latum

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Feature Soft ware development is a highly abstract process that requires intense concentration. The authors show that interrupting this process can significantly reduce a developer's efficiency and can even contribute to project delays. oftware development consists of more than writing programming code. Developers also participate in discussions, meetings,(More)
The Software Technology Transfer Initiative Kaiserslautern (STTI-KL) is an organization for transferring software technology, and is sponsored by the Ministry for Commerce and Transport of the state of Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. The STTI-KL is a partner especially for small and medium size companies to increase the quality and productivity of their(More)
lthough software engineers generally agree that software measurement must be goal oriented, little has been published on the results of shifting to goal-orientation and still less on how to systematically make that transition. Thus, when we at Schlumberger RPS decided to adopt the Goal/Question/Metric approach, we resolved to document each step and record(More)
At Schlumberger RPS, the application of the Goal/Question/Metric approach (GQM) and the Quality Improvement Paradigm (QIP) resulted in an enhanced 'model-based GQM'. It customizes measurement to the organization and supports in the reuse of experience, by applying and maintaining reusable reference models. This 'model-based GQM' is a more formal method for(More)
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