Value-based software traceability workshop (VALSOT 2011)

Angelina Espinoza*, Richard Paige, Juan Garbajosa

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Traceability defines and maintains relationships among the artifacts involved in the software-engineering life cycle. This mechanism is widely used for purposes as project visibility and accountability, and it provides an essential support for developing high-quality software systems. Traceability has traditionally been strongly influenced by software process drivers; however, during the last few years, the software process is starting to take into account new drivers.One such driver is the software product's value. The global value of a product can be understood as the perceived benefits in relation to its cost. Both business and technical areas of an organization consider the value concept as a priority, for analyzing software costs and benefits. For these purposes, a tight interaction between these two sides is fundamental.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAgile Processes in Software Engineering and Extreme Programming - 12th International Conference, XP 2011, Proceedings
Number of pages1
ISBN (Print)9783642206764
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2011

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Business Information Processing
Volume77 LNBIP
ISSN (Print)1865-1348

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