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A Software Process Model Handbook for Incorporating People's Capabilities

By Silvia T. Acuna , Natalia Juristo , Ana Maria Moreno , Alicia Mon

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  • ISBN13: 978-0-3872-4432-7
  • 352 Pages
  • User Level: Science
  • Publication Date: June 3, 2006
  • Available eBook Formats: PDF
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A Software Process Model Handbook for Incorporating People's Capabilities offers the most advanced approach to date, empirically validated at software development organizations. This handbook adds a valuable contribution to the much-needed literature on people-related aspects in software engineering. The primary focus is on the particular challenge of extending software process definitions to more explicitly address people-related considerations. The capability concept is not present nor has it been considered in most software process models. The authors have developed a capabilities-oriented software process model, which has been formalized in UML and implemented as a tool. A Software Process Model Handbook for Incorporating People's Capabilities guides readers through the incorporation of the individual’s capabilities into the software process. Structured to meet the needs of research scientists and graduate-level students in computer science and engineering, this book is also suitable for practitioners in industry.
Table of Contents

Table of Contents

  1. Foreword.
  2. Software Process and Peopleware Basics.
  3. Part I. Software Process Models.
  4. Overview of Software Process Models and Descriptive Criteria for their Analysis.
  5. Activity
  6. Oriented Models.
  7. People
  8. Oriented Models.
  9. Summary of the Overview of Software Process Models.
  10. Part II. Capabilities
  11. Oriented Software Process Model.
  12. Adding Capabilities to the Software Process Model.
  13. People Dimension.
  14. Roles Dimension.
  15. Production Dimension.
  16. The Capabilities
  17. Based Assignation Method in Action.
  18. Benefits of Incorporating People’s Capabilities into the Software Process.
  19. Conclusions.
  20. References.
  21. Appendix A. People’s Capabilities.
  22. Appendix B. 16 PF fifth Edition Personality Factor Questionnaire.
  23. Appendix C. People models.
  24. Index.

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