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Systems, Software and Services Process Improvement

25th European Conference, EuroSPI 2018, Bilbao, Spain, September 5-7, 2018, Proceedings

  • Xabier Larrucea
  • Izaskun Santamaria
  • Rory V. O'Connor
  • Richard Messnarz
Conference proceedings EuroSPI 2018

Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 896)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XX
  2. SPI Context and Agility

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Rafaela Mantovani Fontana, Regina Albuquerque, Rosmar Luz, Ana Carolina Moises, Andreia Malucelli, Sheila Reinehr
      Pages 3-14
    3. Gorka Benguria, Juncal Alonso, Iñaki Etxaniz, Leire Orue-Echevarria, Marisa Escalante
      Pages 15-27
  3. SPI and Safety Testing

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 41-41
    2. Georg Macher, Markus Bachinger, Andreas Kager, Michael Stolz, Christian Kreiner
      Pages 56-67
    3. Walter Sebron, Hans Tschürtz, Peter Krebs
      Pages 68-79
  4. SPI and Management Issues

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 81-81
    2. Jan Pries-Heje, Peter H. Carstensen, Jørn Johansen, Otto Vinter
      Pages 83-94
    3. Paulo Roberto Martins de Andrade, Samira Sadaoui
      Pages 95-107
    4. Mehvish Rashid, Paul M. Clarke, Rory V. O’Connor
      Pages 108-119
  5. SPI and Assessment

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 121-121
    2. Tatsuya Nonoyama, Edward Kabaale, Lian Wen, David Tuffley, Zhe Wang
      Pages 123-135
    3. Samuel Renault, Stéphane Cortina, Philippe Valoggia
      Pages 136-146
    4. Peter H. Carstensen, Otto Vinter
      Pages 147-158
  6. SPI and Safety Critical

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 159-159
    2. Fergal McCaffery, Özden Özcan-Top, Ceara Treacy, Pangkaj Paul, John Loane, Jennifer Crilly et al.
      Pages 173-180

About these proceedings


This volume constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 25th European Conference on Systems, Software and Services Process Improvement, EuroSPI conference, held in Bilbao, Spain, in September 2018.

The 56 revised full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 95 submissions. They are organized in topical sections on SPI context and agility, SPI and safety testing, SPI and management issues, SPI and assessment, SPI and safety critical, gamifySPI, SPI in industry 4.0, best practices in implementing traceability, good and bad practices in improvement, safety and security, experiences with agile and lean, standards and assessment models,team skills and diversity strategies, SPI in medical device industry, empowering the future infrastructure.


ISO/IEC 1207 ISO/IEC 14504 ISO/IEC 29110 process improvement Process management project management software development software engineering software evaluation software standards

Editors and affiliations

  • Xabier Larrucea
    • 1
  • Izaskun Santamaria
    • 2
  • Rory V. O'Connor
    • 3
  • Richard Messnarz
    • 4
  1. 1.Tecnalia BizkaiaSan SebastiánSpain
  2. 2.Tecnalia BizkaiaSan SebastiánSpain
  3. 3.School of ComputingDublin City UniversityDublinIreland
  4. 4.I.S.C.N. GesmbHGrazAustria

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