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A Survey on the Application of the V-Modell XT in German Government Agencies

  • Marco Kuhrmann
  • Christian Lange
  • André Schnackenburg
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 172)

Abstract

The V-Modell XT is the standard software development process for IT-projects in the German government. For federal agencies, this process is mandatory to manage internal IT-projects, as well as to coordinate projects of third-party suppliers. The V-Modell XT is available since 2005 and already in use at several German agencies to organize and manage projects. In this paper, we present a survey that – 5 years after the release of the V-Modell XT – contributes an insight into the usage style, ratings, and tempers of project managers working with the new process. The survey consists of two stages: the first stage narrows down the application domain and allows for initial observations, followed by a second stage, which allows for quantified assertions. We also summarize the core requirements to extend the visibility of the process and to improve the quality of its application.

Keywords

Government Agencies Process Application V-Modell XT 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marco Kuhrmann
    • 1
  • Christian Lange
    • 2
  • André Schnackenburg
    • 2
  1. 1.Institut für InformatikTechnische Universität MünchenGarchingGermany
  2. 2.Federal Office of AdministrationOffice for Information TechnologyCologneGermany

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