Corpus ID: 17198775

Learning to Improve Software Processes: Making Sense of Practice

@article{Allison2006LearningTI,
  title={Learning to Improve Software Processes: Making Sense of Practice},
  author={I. Allison and Y. Merali},
  journal={Communications of the IIMA},
  year={2006},
  volume={6},
  pages={2}
}
Software Process Improvement (SPI) programs are frequently considered to be planned in nature. However, there is recent evidence to suggest that SPI can be understood as a form of learning. Drawing on the organizational learning literature, this paper proposes an active learning perspective of improvements in processes. This view recognizes the various actors in the project to be reflective in their actions, making sense of the current context and thus designing their use of the process to best… Expand
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