Understanding the gap between software process practices and actual practice in very small companies

@article{SnchezGordn2015UnderstandingTG,
  title={Understanding the gap between software process practices and actual practice in very small companies},
  author={Mary-Luz S{\'a}nchez-Gord{\'o}n and Rory O'Connor},
  journal={Software Quality Journal},
  year={2015},
  volume={24},
  pages={549-570}
}
This paper reports on a grounded theory to study into software developers’ use of software development processes in actual practice in the specific context of very small companies. This study was conducted in three very small software product companies located in Ecuador. The data collection was based on semi-structured qualitative interviews with software project managers, focus group with software developers and was supplemented by the literature and document studies. We interviewed two types… CONTINUE READING

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