Data science revolution in process improvement and assessment?

M. Oivo    University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland

Abstract

In God we trust, all others bring data. This legendary statement from quality guru W. Edwards Deming has been used and quoted countless times in motivating and justifying the role of data in software process improvement (SPI). It is now more relevant than ever, but data science has the potential to revolutionize the collection and analysis of data in SPI.

Keywords

Software process improvement (SPI); Plan-do-check-act (PDCA) cycle; Assessments; Process improvement; Predictive analytics; Cross-project and open source repositories

In God we trust, all others bring data. This legendary statement from quality guru W. Edwards Deming ...

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