Costs and Benefits of Software Process Improvement

  title={Costs and Benefits of Software Process Improvement},
  author={Khaled El Emam and Lionel C. Briand},
In recent years a substantial number of organizations h ave gained experience in software process improvement (SPI). Furthermore, some researchers have studied such organizations by collecting and analyzing costs and benefits data on their SPI efforts. The objective of this report is to review and summariz e the empirical evidence thus far on the costs and benefits of SPI. The intention is t hat his review would be utilized to support the business case for initiating and continuing S PI… CONTINUE READING
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