Methods for Supporting Management of Interactions Between Quality Characteristics

Gabriel Alberto García-Mireles, Mª Ángeles Moraga de la Rubia, Félix García, Mario Piattini


Improving a particular quality characteristic in a software product may have a negative impact on the others. The literature shows that few organizations handle interactions between quality characteristics; this neglect may be a causal factor in failed projects. That led us to propose a process framework to support organizations that want to manage the interactions between quality characteristics. In this paper, we present the methods that may be used when the process framework is deployed. The methods were extracted from a published mapping study on software quality trade-offs. They were classified with regard to the particular context facet addressed and the specific decision-making approach used. Our contribution is a set of methods to manage interaction between quality characteristics, organized into a software process framework.


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García-Mireles G., Moraga de la Rubia M., García F. and Piattini M. (2014). Methods for Supporting Management of Interactions Between Quality Characteristics . In Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Evaluation of Novel Approaches to Software Engineering - Volume 1: ENASE, ISBN 978-989-758-030-7, pages 93-100. DOI: 10.5220/0004867400930100

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author={Gabriel Alberto García-Mireles and Mª Ángeles Moraga de la Rubia and Félix García and Mario Piattini},
title={Methods for Supporting Management of Interactions Between Quality Characteristics},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Evaluation of Novel Approaches to Software Engineering - Volume 1: ENASE,},

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JO - Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Evaluation of Novel Approaches to Software Engineering - Volume 1: ENASE,
TI - Methods for Supporting Management of Interactions Between Quality Characteristics
SN - 978-989-758-030-7
AU - García-Mireles G.
AU - Moraga de la Rubia M.
AU - García F.
AU - Piattini M.
PY - 2014
SP - 93
EP - 100
DO - 10.5220/0004867400930100