A FLEXIBLE PERSPECTIVE FOR SOFWARE PROCESSES - Supporting Flexibility in the Software Process Engineering Metamodel

Ricardo Martinho, Dulce Domingos, João Varajão

Abstract

The lack of flexibility in software process modeling is an important drawback pointed out as the main cause for the low adoption of Process-centered Software Engineering Environments (PSEEs). The Object Management Group (OMG) has been working on the Software Process Engineering Meta-model (SPEM) in order to provide a uniform object-oriented meta-model for building software process models, like the Rational Unified Process (RUP). Nevertheless, the SPEM neither takes into account flexibility aspects nor provides a flexibility meta-model for derived software process models. This paper proposes a flexibility meta-model for building flexible SPEM-based software process models. SPEM compliant PSEEs that implement the proposed meta-model will provide the ability to build flexible software process models, and to associate distinct flexible mechanisms to their corresponding modeling elements.

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Martinho R., Domingos D. and Varajão J. (2007). A FLEXIBLE PERSPECTIVE FOR SOFWARE PROCESSES - Supporting Flexibility in the Software Process Engineering Metamodel . In Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS, ISBN 978-972-8865-90-0, pages 559-562. DOI: 10.5220/0002382505590562


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@conference{iceis07,
author={Ricardo Martinho and Dulce Domingos and João Varajão},
title={A FLEXIBLE PERSPECTIVE FOR SOFWARE PROCESSES - Supporting Flexibility in the Software Process Engineering Metamodel},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS,},
year={2007},
pages={559-562},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002382505590562},
isbn={978-972-8865-90-0},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS,
TI - A FLEXIBLE PERSPECTIVE FOR SOFWARE PROCESSES - Supporting Flexibility in the Software Process Engineering Metamodel
SN - 978-972-8865-90-0
AU - Martinho R.
AU - Domingos D.
AU - Varajão J.
PY - 2007
SP - 559
EP - 562
DO - 10.5220/0002382505590562