Software Process Maturity and the Success of Free Software Projects

@inproceedings{Michlmayr2005SoftwarePM,
  title={Software Process Maturity and the Success of Free Software Projects},
  author={Martin Michlmayr},
  booktitle={Software Engineering: Evolution and Emerging Technologies},
  year={2005}
}
  • Martin Michlmayr
  • Published 2005 in
    Software Engineering: Evolution and Emerging…
The success of free software and open source projects has increased interest in utilizing the open source model for mature software development. However, the ad hoc nature of open source development may result in poor quality software or failures for a number of volunteer projects. In this paper, projects from SourceForge are assessed to test the hypothesis that there is a relationship between process maturity and the success of free software and open source projects. This study addresses the… CONTINUE READING