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On the Status of Learning Software Organizations in the Year 2001

  • Raimund L. Feldmann
  • Klaus-Dieter Althoff
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2176)

Abstract

To keep pace in the accelerating business, software organizations have to continuously improve their products and processes. Therefore, a culture has to be established that promotes continuous learning and fosters the exchange of experience. This requires an interdisciplinary approach, bringing together ideas and concepts from computer science and information systems, business and organization science as well as cognitive science. In this paper we give a snapshot of existing work related to Learning Software Organizations (LSOs). From our perspective, we list topics currently discussed in research and practice in accordance with the basic steps of a learning cycle.

Keywords

Knowledge Management Organizational Memory Learning Cycle Virtual Enterprise Software Process Improvement 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Raimund L. Feldmann
    • 1
  • Klaus-Dieter Althoff
    • 2
  1. 1.AG Software EngineeringUniversity of KaiserslauternKaiserslauternGermany
  2. 2.Department of Systematic Learning and Improvement (SLI)Fraunhofer IESEKaiserslauternGermany

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