Software Process Improvement and Capability Determination

17th International Conference, SPICE 2017, Palma de Mallorca, Spain, October 4–5, 2017, Proceedings

  • Antonia Mas
  • Antoni Mesquida
  • Rory V. O'Connor
  • Terry Rout
  • Alec Dorling

Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 770)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XII
  2. SPI in Agile Approaches

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Carlos J. Torrecilla-Salinas, Tatiana Guardia, Olga De Troyer, Manuel Mejías, Jorge Sedeño
      Pages 3-16
    3. Håvard Myrbakken, Ricardo Colomo-Palacios
      Pages 17-29
    4. Miloš Jovanović, Antoni-Lluís Mesquida, Antònia Mas, Bojan Lalić
      Pages 30-42
  3. SPI in Small Settings

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 43-43
    2. Xabier Larrucea, Izaskun Santamaria
      Pages 45-54
    3. Abiodun Ogunyemi, David Lamas, Jan Stage, Marta Lárusdóttir
      Pages 55-69
    4. Tatsuya Nonoyama, Lian Wen, Terry Rout, David Tuffley
      Pages 70-81
  4. SPI and Assessment

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 83-83
    2. Carmen L. Carvajal, Ana M. Moreno
      Pages 85-99
    3. Angel Marcelo Rea-Guaman, Tomás San Feliu, Jose A. Calvo-Manzano, Isaac Daniel Sanchez-Garcia
      Pages 100-113
    4. Ebru Gökalp, Umut Şener, P. Erhan Eren
      Pages 128-142
    5. J. David Patón-Romero, Moisés Rodríguez, Mario Piattini
      Pages 143-155
  5. SPI and Models

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 171-171
    2. Nuria Hurtado, Mercedes Ruiz, Cristina Capitas, Elena Orta
      Pages 173-186
    3. Julián Alberto Garcia-Garcia, Ayman Meidan, Antonio Vázquez Carreño, Manuel Mejias Risoto
      Pages 211-225
    4. Edward Kabaale, Lian Wen, Zhe Wang, Terry Rout
      Pages 226-240
    5. Gabriel S. S. Leal, Wided Guédria, Hervé Panetto, Erik Proper
      Pages 241-254
  6. SPI and Functional Safety

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 255-255
    2. Özden Özcan-Top, Fergal McCaffery
      Pages 257-268
    3. Tomas Schweigert, Klaudia Dussa-Zieger
      Pages 269-278
    4. Fabio Falcini, Giuseppe Lami
      Pages 279-288
    5. Silvana Togneri MacMahon, Todd Cooper, Fergal McCaffery
      Pages 289-301
  7. SPI in Various Settings

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 303-303
    2. Michael Boronowsky, Ieva Mitasiunaite-Besson, Antanas Mitasiunas, David Wewetzer, Tanja Woronowicz
      Pages 305-321
    3. Béatrix Barafort, Antoni-Lluís Mesquida, Antònia Mas
      Pages 322-336
    4. Mikhel Vunk, Nicolas Mayer, Raimundas Matulevičius
      Pages 337-350
    5. Kival Chaves Weber, Cristina Filipak Machado, Renato Ferraz Machado, Ana Liddy Magalhães, Ana Marcia Debiasi Duarte, Maria Teresa Villalobos Aguayo et al.
      Pages 351-368
  8. SPI and Gamification

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 369-369
    2. Elena Orta, Mercedes Ruiz, Alejandro Calderón, Nuria Hurtado
      Pages 371-383
  9. SPI Case Studies

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 413-413
    2. Murat Salmanoğlu, Onur Demirörs, Ahmet Coşkunçay, Ali Yıldız
      Pages 415-429
    3. Dirk Pfauder, Tomas Schweigert, Paul Hendriks
      Pages 430-437
  10. Strategic and Knowledge Issues in SPI

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 453-453
    2. Mehvish Rashid, Paul M. Clarke, Rory V. O’Connor
      Pages 481-495
  11. Education Issues in SPI

  12. Back Matter
    Pages 529-530

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Software Process Improvement and Capability Determination, SPICE 2017, held in Palma de Mallorca, Spain, in October 2017.

The 34 full papers presented together with 4 short papers were carefully reviewed and selected from 65 submissions. The papers are organized in the following topical sections: SPI in agile approaches; SPI in small settings; SPI and assessment; SPI and models; SPI and functional safety; SPI in various settings; SPI and gamification; SPI case studies; strategic and knowledge issues in SPI; education issues in SPI. 


agile software development business process capability maturity model gamification industry information technology international standards ISO/IEC 15504 ISO/IEC 33000 process assessment process improvement project management quality management software development software engineering software quality software process software selection software standards

Editors and affiliations

  • Antonia Mas
    • 1
  • Antoni Mesquida
    • 2
  • Rory V. O'Connor
    • 3
  • Terry Rout
    • 4
  • Alec Dorling
    • 5
  1. 1.University of the Balearic IslandsPalmaSpain
  2. 2.University of the Balearic IslandsPalmaSpain
  3. 3.Dublin UniversityDublinIreland
  4. 4.Software Quality InstituteGriffith UniversityBrisbaneAustralia
  5. 5.Impronova ABAskimSweden

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG 2017
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Computer Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-67382-0
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-67383-7
  • Series Print ISSN 1865-0929
  • Series Online ISSN 1865-0937
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