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GOAL BASED IMPROVEMENT PLANNING
The major Software Process Improvement (SPI) conferences
and forums have highlighted the lack of improvement planning strategies.
When you actually coordinate such SPI initiatives, the real issues situate
at the end of the assessment: translation of the assessment results into
concrete improvement actions namely improvement action planning. And this
exercise is much more tricky than trying to cover straigthly not existing
and deficient CMM practices.
AMI was a two-year project which started in December 1990
under sponsorship of DG XIII of the Commission of the European Communities
through the ESPRIT program promoting the use of measurement in software
development. The goal of the project was to develop a practical approach
for implementing software measurement and to validate it on a variety of
projects all over Europe.