Maria Teresa Baldassarre

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<b>Context:</b> technology transfer and innovation dissemination are key success factors for an enterprise. The shift to a new software technology determines inevitable changes to ingrained and familiar processes and at the same time leads to changes in practices, requires training and commitment on behalf of technical staff and management. As so, it cannot(More)
Process diversity has recently become a target for the attention of a large part of the Software Engineering community. It implies that in order for a process model to be effective it must be specialized with respect to the context in which the process is execute. The authors face this problem by proposing ProMisE, a process pattern based framework able to(More)
Measurement based software process improvement is nowadays a mandatory activity. This implies continuous process monitoring in order to predict its behavior, highlight its performance variations and, if necessary, quickly react to them. Process variations are due to common causes or assignable ones. The former are part of the process itself while the latter(More)
SUMMARY ISO has recently published Part 7 of the ISO/IEC 15504 standard, with the aim of determining the extent to which an organization consistently implements processes that contribute to achievement of its business goals. This new Part 7 of ISO/IEC 15504 has addressed issues related to the assessment of organizational maturity, as the CMMI-DEV model also(More)
1 Background on Replications Replication is an essential part of the experimental paradigm and is considered the cornerstone of scientific knowledge (Moonesinghe et al. 2007). Experiments need to be replicated in different contexts, at different times and under different conditions before they can produce generalizable knowledge (Campbell and Stanley 1963).(More)