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Quality Management for Small Enterprises: Reading List

  1. Kim Caputo: CMM Implementation Guide, Choreographing Software Process Improvement, Addison-Wesley, 1998.
  2. Khaled El Emam, Jean-Normand Drouin, Walcélio Melo (eds.): SPICE, The Theory and Practice of Software Process Improvement and Capability Determination, IEEE Computer Society Press, 1988.
  3. Khaled El Emam, Nazim H. Madhavji (eds.): Elements of Software Process Assessment & Improvement, IEEE Computer Society Press, 1999.
  4. Watts S. Humphrey: A Discipline for Software Engineering, Addison-Wesley, 1995.
  5. Watts S. Humphrey: Introduction to the Personal Software Process, Addison-Wesley, 1997.
  6. Pankaj Jalote: CMM in Practice: Processes for Executing Software Projects at Infosys, Addison-Wesley, 2000.
  7. Mark C. Paulk, Charles V. Weber, Bill Curtis, Mary Beth Chrissis: The Capability Maturity Model: Guidelines for Improving the Software Process, Addison-Wesley, 1994.
  8. Marty Sanders (ed.): The SPIRE Handbook, Better, Faster, Cheaper Software Development in Small Organisations, European Community, 1998.

Papers/ Reports

  1. Faye Budlong, Draper Laboratory, Judi Peterson, Software Metrics Capability Evaluation Guide , Software Technology Support Center, CDRL 3048R, DTIC AD-B157890, Oct 1996.
  2. David A. Cook: Confusing Process and Product: Why the Quality is not There Yet, CrossTalk, Jul 1999, 27-29.
  3. Michael Diaz, Joseph Sligo: How Software Process Improvement Helped Motorola, IEEE Software 14(5), Sep/Oct 1997, 75-82.
  4. Mohamed E. Fayad, Mauri Laitinen, Robert P. Ward: Software Engineering in the Small, Communications of the ACM 43(3), Mar 2000, 115-118.
  5. Ross Grable, Jacquelyn Jernigan, Casey Pogue, and Dale Divis: Metrics for Small Projects: Experiences at the SED, IEEE Software 16(2), Mar/Apr 1999, 21-29.
  6. Rita Hadden: How Scalable are CMM Key Practices?, CrossTalk, Apr 1998, 18-20, 23.
  7. Theodore F. Hammer, Leonore L. Huffman, and Linda H. Rosenberg: Doing Requirements Right the First Time, CrossTalk, Dec 1998, 20-25.
  8. James Herbsleb, Anita Arleton, James Rozum, Jane Siegel, David Zubrow: Benefits of CMM-Based Software Process Improvement: Initial Results, Technical Report CMU/SEI-94-TR-013, Software Engineering Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, Aug 1994.
  9. Watts S. Humphrey: Three Dimensions of Process Improvement, Part I: Process Maturity, CrossTalk, Feb 1998, 14-17.
  10. Watts S. Humphrey: Three Dimensions of Process Improvement, Part II: The Personal Process, CrossTalk, Mar 1998, 13-16.
  11. Watts S. Humphrey: Three Dimensions of Process Improvement, Part III: The Team Process, CrossTalk, Apr 1998, 14-17.
  12. Donna L. Johnson, Judith G. Brodman: Tailoring the CMM for Small Businesses, Small Organizations, and Small Projects, in book 3 (above), 239-257. See also LOGOS Tailored CMM.
  13. Karlheinz Kautz: Making Sense of Measurement for Small Organizations, IEEE Software 16(2), Mar/Apr 1999, 14-20.
  14. Margaret Kulpa: Ten Things Your Mother Never Told You About the Capability Maturity Model, CrossTalk, Sep 1998, 13-15.
  15. Robert Lai (Guest Ed.): IEEE Software Special Issue on The Maturity Movement, IEEE Software 10(4), Jul 1993, 14-64.
  16. Jane T. Lochner: 16 Critical Software Practices for Performance-Based Management, CrossTalk, Oct 1999, 6-9.
  17. Robert McFeeley: IDEAL: A User's Guide for Software Process Improvement, Technical Report CMU/SEI-96-HB-001, Software Engineering Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, Feb 1996.
  18. Deependra Moitr (Guest Ed.): IEEE Computer Special Issue on Software Engineering in the Small, IEEE Computer 32(10), Oct 1999, 39-77.
  19. Gary Natwick, Geoff Draper, Lennis Bearden: Software Mini-Assessments: Process and Practice, CrossTalk, Oct 1999, 10-14.
    An Excel Workbook for the Mini-Assessments covered in the paper is available as a local zip-file (38kB).
  20. Timothy G. Olson, Neil R. Reizer, James W. Over: A Software Process Framework for the SEI Capability Maturity Model, Technical Report CMU/SEI-94-HB-001, Software Engineering Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, 1994.
    Contains a lot of advise and checklists for CMM implementation
  21. Don O'Neill: National Software Quality Experiment A Lesson in Measurement: 1992-1997, CrossTalk, Dec 1998.
  22. Robert E. Park, Wolfhart B. Goethert, William A. Florac: Goal-Driven Software Measurement--A Guidebook, Technical Report CMU/SEI-96-HB-002, Software Engineering Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, Aug 1996.
  23. Daniel J. Paulish, Anita D. Carleton: Case Studies of Software Process-Improvement Measurement, IEEE Computer 27(9), Sep 1994, 50-59.
  24. Mark C. Paulk: Using the Software CMM in Small Organizations, The Joint 1998 Proceedings of the Pacific Northwest Software Quality Conference and the Eighth International Conference on Software Quality, Portland, OR, USA, 13-14 Oct 1998, 350-361.
  25. Mark C. Paulk: Using the Software CMM With Good Judgment, ASQ Software Quality Professional 1(3), Jun 1999, 19-29.
  26. SPMN (Software Program Managers Network): 16 Critical Software Practices(TM) for Performance-based Management; can be downloaded from the SPMN homepage.
  27. K. Thorwart: Toward efficient team development in small companies, Journal on Software Process Improvement and Practice 4 (1), Mar 1998, 11-18.
  28. André van der Hoek, Richard S. Hall, Antonio Carzaniga, Dennis Heimbigner, Alexander L. Wolf: Software Deployment Extending Configuration Management Support into the Field, CrossTalk, Feb 1998, 9-13.
  29. Marek Wakulczyk: Success Is Not Accidental: CMM Level 2 in 2.5 Years, CrossTalk, Sep 1997.
  30. George H. Wedberg: Pro-Active Metrics, CrossTalk, Aug 1998, 11-13.
  31. Karl E. Wiegers: Software Process Improvement: Eight Traps to Avoid, CrossTalk, Sep 1998, 9-12.
  32. Dave Zubrow: Measurement with a Focus Goal-Driven Software Measurement, CrossTalk, Sep 1998, 24-26, 15.

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