Assessing Software Product Management Capability: An Industry Validation Case Study

  • Fritz Stallinger
  • Robert Neumann
  • Robert Schossleitner
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 349)


Software product management is expected to link and integrate business and product related goals with core software engineering and software life cycle activities. Nevertheless, traditional software process improvement approaches like ISO/IEC 12207 lack the provision of explicit and detailed software product management activities. – In this paper we share the results of a real-world industrial pilot validation of an emerging process reference model for software product management capable for integration with ISO/IEC 12207. The results are discussed with respect to a qualitative evaluation of the reference model and analyzed with respect to enhancements of the model.


software product management process reference model process assessment case study ISO/IEC 12207 ISO/IEC 15504 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Fritz Stallinger
    • 1
  • Robert Neumann
    • 1
  • Robert Schossleitner
    • 2
  1. 1.Software Competence Center HagenbergHagenbergAustria
  2. 2.STIWA Automation GmbHAttnang-PuchheimAustria

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