Models and Success Factors of Process Change

  • Marion Lepasaar
  • Timo Varkoi
  • Hannu Jaakkola
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2188)


Software process improvement is a popular way to increase the quality of software and the predictability of software engineering. In order to acquire effective processes, the software process improvement needs to be continuous. In this article we analyze the improvement models, which aim to introduce detailed actions for continuous process improvement and the key success factors of improvement based on various literary sources. As a result of the comparison of the two, we have pointed out issues, which, if considered in the improvement models, would help organizations in their improvement efforts.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marion Lepasaar
    • 1
  • Timo Varkoi
    • 1
  • Hannu Jaakkola
    • 1
  1. 1.Pori School of Technology and EconomicsPoriFinland

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