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  • Learning to improve software processes: making sense of practice. 

    Allison, Ian K.; Merali, Yasmin (International Information Management Association (IIMA) http://69.16.240.49/CIIMA/5%20CIIMA%206-1%2017-28%20Allison.pdf, 2006)
    ALLISON, I. and MERALI, Y., 2006. Learning to improve software processes. Communications of the IIMA, 6 (1), pp. 17-28.
    Software Process Improvement (SPI) programs are frequently considered to be planned in nature. However, there is recent evidence to suggest that SPI can be understood as a form of learning. Drawing on the organizational ...
  • Software process improvement as emergent change: a structurational analysis 

    Allison, Ian K.; Merali, Yasmin (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.infsof.2007.02.003, 2007-06)
    ALLISON, I. and MERALI, Y., 2007. Software process improvement as emergent change: a structurational analysis. Information and Software Technology, 49 (6), pp. 668-681
    This paper presents a framework that draws on structuration theory and dialectical hermeneutics to explicate the dynamics of software process improvement (SPI) in a packaged software organisation. Adding to the growing ...