An Investigation into Process-Centered Environments
To better understand process-centered environments, we will first provide some background context with respect to implementation methods and related technologies. The remainder and larger fraction of the chapter will then be devoted to a detailed examination of two commercial products. These products are ProcessWeaver, developed by Cap Gemini [ProcessWeaver 92], and SynerVision, developed by Hewlett-Packard [SynerVision 93a, SynerVision 93b]. They were selected because they represent major products in the new field of software process automation. This examination is intended to provide a feel for technology and its status. Currently, a rapidly growing number of such PCEs is becoming available in the market and vendor information for some of these can be found in Appendix C.
KeywordsWork Context Configuration Management Process Template Method Editor Agendum Window
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