Title: Process configuration for new generation software development projects

Authors: Himanshu K. Shee, Alok Sharma

Addresses: School of Management, Victoria University, Footscray Park Campus, P.O. Box 14428, Melbourne, Victoria 8001, Australia. ' CSC India Pvt. Ltd., A-47 Sector 58, Noida 201301, UP, India

Abstract: Software business, under increasing competition worldwide, needs automation and standardisation of its processes. The study aims at to curtail and automate the processes for new generation software projects characterised by small duration and quick delivery time. It attempts to distinguish the management processes from engineering processes. A process tool known as a |process configurator| has been recommended with inputs such as team size, schedule and scope. The impact of the |process configurator| across all projects of ABC Ltd. proactively addressed the reduction of process non-compliances and defects trends, and improvement of productivity.

Keywords: process configuration; process tailoring; tailoring criteria; management processes; engineering processes; software projects; new generation projects; process management.

DOI: 10.1504/IJPMB.2006.010860

International Journal of Process Management and Benchmarking, 2006 Vol.1 No.3, pp.263 - 279

Published online: 08 Sep 2006 *

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