MODELING KNOWLEDGE FLOWS IN SOFTWARE PROJECT MANAGEMENT PROCESSES

Brenda Leticia Flores Rios, Sandra Luz Gastélum Ramírez, Oscar Mario Rodríguez-Elías

Abstract

Software development SMEs interested in launching a KM initiative or software project managers working on taking their KM initiative to the next level, need to assess what strategy will best fit their knowledge needs and which will be the most likely to succeed based on their social, cultural and technological aspects. Taking into account the social and cultural characteristics of Mexican software development SMEs, the Mexican Ministry of the Economy encouraged the creation and adoption of the NMX-I-059-NYCE-2005 Standard. The main goal of this standard is help SMEs become more competitive and reach higher maturity levels. However, SMEs adopting or implementing this standard sometimes experience difficulties and problems in their daily software activities. In this paper, we model ongoing knowledge flows as an adaptation to Choo’s framework, applied to the project portfolio management process as defined in such standard. In addition, we present some strategies followed by Mexican software development SMEs while conducting a SPI program for maturity levels 1 and 2.

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Flores Rios B., Gastélum Ramírez S. and Rodríguez-Elías O. (2010). MODELING KNOWLEDGE FLOWS IN SOFTWARE PROJECT MANAGEMENT PROCESSES . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Management and Information Sharing - Volume 1: KMIS, (IC3K 2010) ISBN 978-989-8425-30-0, pages 213-217. DOI: 10.5220/0003093502130217


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@conference{kmis10,
author={Brenda Leticia Flores Rios and Sandra Luz Gastélum Ramírez and Oscar Mario Rodríguez-Elías},
title={MODELING KNOWLEDGE FLOWS IN SOFTWARE PROJECT MANAGEMENT PROCESSES},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Management and Information Sharing - Volume 1: KMIS, (IC3K 2010)},
year={2010},
pages={213-217},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003093502130217},
isbn={978-989-8425-30-0},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Management and Information Sharing - Volume 1: KMIS, (IC3K 2010)
TI - MODELING KNOWLEDGE FLOWS IN SOFTWARE PROJECT MANAGEMENT PROCESSES
SN - 978-989-8425-30-0
AU - Flores Rios B.
AU - Gastélum Ramírez S.
AU - Rodríguez-Elías O.
PY - 2010
SP - 213
EP - 217
DO - 10.5220/0003093502130217