Software Process Improvement and Capability Determination

16th International Conference, SPICE 2016, Dublin, Ireland, June 9-10, 2016, Proceedings

  • Paul M. Clarke
  • Rory V. O'Connor
  • Terry Rout
  • Alec Dorling
Conference proceedings SPICE 2016

Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 609)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XII
  2. SPI in Regulated and Safety Critical Domains

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Barbara Gallina, Elena Gómez-Martínez, Clara Benac Earle
      Pages 3-16
    3. Andrzej Beniamin Bujok, Silvana Togneri MacMahon, Fergal McCaffery, Dick Whelan, Bernard Mulcahy, William J. Rickard
      Pages 17-30
  3. Gamification and Education Issues in SPI

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 57-57
    2. Jørn Johansen, Ricardo Colomo-Palacios, Rory V. O’Connor
      Pages 98-105
  4. SPI in Agile and Small Settings

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 107-107
    2. Dina Salah, Richard Paige, Paul Cairns
      Pages 109-122
    3. Mirna Muñoz, Jezreel Mejia, Brisia Corona, Jose A. Calvo-Manzano, Tomas San Feliu, Juan Miramontes
      Pages 123-134
    4. Onat Ege Adalı, Özden Özcan-Top, Onur Demirörs
      Pages 135-149
    5. Nirnaya Tripathi, Elina Annanperä, Markku Oivo, Kari Liukkunen
      Pages 150-165
  5. SPI and Assessment

  6. SPI and Project Management Concerns

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 225-225
    2. Ana G. Carretero, Ismael Caballero, Mario Piattini
      Pages 241-253
    3. Mary-Luz Sánchez-Gordón, Rory V. O’Connor, Ricardo Colomo-Palacios, Sandra Sanchez-Gordon
      Pages 270-283
  7. Empirical Research Case Studies of SPI

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 285-285
    2. Giuseppe Lami, Isabella Biscoglio, Fabio Falcini
      Pages 301-315
    3. Solomon Gizaw, Jim Buckley, Sarah Beecham
      Pages 316-333
    4. Nazrina Khurshid, Paul L. Bannerman
      Pages 334-348
  8. Knowledge and Human Communications Issues in SPI

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 349-349
    2. Paul Clarke, Antoni-Lluís Mesquida, Damjan Ekert, J. J. Ekstrom, Tatjana Gornostaja, Milos Jovanovic et al.
      Pages 351-361
  9. Short Papers

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 407-407
    2. Surafel Demissie, Frank Keenan, Fergal McCaffery
      Pages 409-416
    3. Fergal McCaffery, Kitija Trektere, Ozden Ozcan-Top
      Pages 417-422
    4. Linda Ibrahim, Ernest Wallmüller, Wolfgang Daschner
      Pages 423-430
    5. Danilo Assmann
      Pages 431-436
  10. Paul M. Clarke, Rory V. O’Connor, Terry Rout, Alec Dorling
    Pages E1-E1
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 445-446

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Software Process Improvement and Capability Determination, SPICE 2016, held in Dublin, Ireland, in June 2016.

The 28 full papers presented together with 5 short papers were carefully reviewed and selected from 52 submissions. The papers are organized in the following topical sections: SPI in regulated and safety critical domains; gamification and education issues in SPI; SPI in agile and small settings; SPI and assessment; SPI and project management concerns; empirical research case studies of SPI; knowledge and human communications issues in SPI.


agile software development capability maturity model gamification industry international standards ISO/IEC 1404 ISO/IEC 33000 ISO/IEC 29110 ISO/IEC 1207 process assessment process engineering process improvement process management quality management software development software engineering software process software selection

Editors and affiliations

  • Paul M. Clarke
    • 1
  • Rory V. O'Connor
    • 2
  • Terry Rout
    • 3
  • Alec Dorling
    • 4
  1. 1.Lero Irish Software Research CentreDublin City University Lero Irish Software Research CentreDublinIreland
  2. 2.Dublin City University Dublin 9Ireland
  3. 3.Software Quality InstitueGriffith University Software Quality InstitueBrisbaneAustralia
  4. 4.Impronova AB Drabergsvagen, LindomeSweden

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Computer Science Computer Science (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-38979-0
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-38980-6
  • Series Print ISSN 1865-0929
  • Series Online ISSN 1865-0937
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