Chapter 13. The Software Process Improvement Discipline
Software process improvement is an ongoing effort; your process will evolve over time.
The goal of SPI is to ensure that your organization can define, implement, and evolve one or more appropriate processes to help you meet your IT goals.
There are many proven software processes; one or more of them will likely meet your needs.
Your software process must be tailored to reflect your organization’s strengths, weaknesses, culture, and business needs.
Even the smallest IT department needs a software process that project teams can follow and tailor; larger IT departments may need several different processes, typically one base process for each category of project that they work on. In the ...