An Approach to Development of an Application Dependent SPICE Conformant Process Capability Model

  • Michael Boronowsky
  • Antanas Mitasiunas
  • Jonas Ragaisis
  • Tanja Woronowicz
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 349)


The Process capability modeling elaborated by the world-wide software engineering community during the last 25 years became a tool for systematization and codifying knowledge and experience of process oriented activities. This tool is designed to improve the predictability of activity results, i.e. process capability. Namely, ISO/IEC 15504 defines a process capability dimension and the requirements for any external process definition to be applicable process capability dimension. Enterprise SPICE defines a domain-independent integrated model for enterprise-wide assessments and pertinent improvement. On the other hand, any application domain contains application specific knowledge and experience that is not covered in width and depth by domain independent process modeling. The purpose of this paper is to address the problem of application dependent SPICE conformant process modeling integrated with application independent components. It will be illustrated with the developer processes of the innovation, knowledge and technology transfer process model innoSPICE.


innovation and knowledge transfer process capability model SPICE Enterprise SPICE innoSPICE 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael Boronowsky
    • 1
  • Antanas Mitasiunas
    • 2
  • Jonas Ragaisis
    • 2
  • Tanja Woronowicz
    • 1
  1. 1.Bremen University, TZIBremenGermany
  2. 2.Vilnius UniversityVilniusLithuania

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