The Tool Coverage of Software Process Improvement Frameworks for Small and Medium Sized Enterprises

Yesildoruk F. C. , Bozlu B., Demiroers O.

10th International Conference on Product-Focused Software Process Improvement, Oulu, Finland, 15 - 17 June 2009, vol.32, pp.290-302 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 32
  • City: Oulu
  • Country: Finland
  • Page Numbers: pp.290-302


Software Process Improvement (SPI) awareness is increasing among Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs). Conventional SPI frameworks are not appealing for SMEs since they are complex and costly. There are a number of frameworks, which address the problems of SMEs for SPI. This paper presents a comparative study of the most frequently referenced SPI frameworks established for SMEs from a SPI Tool coverage perspective.