Journal of Software: Evolution and Process

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Edited By: Gerardo Canfora, Darren Dalcher and David Raffo

Impact Factor: 0.729

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2015: 69/106 (Computer Science Software Engineering)

Online ISSN: 2047-7481

Associated Title(s): Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience, Software Focus, Software Process: Improvement and Practice, Software Testing, Verification and Reliability, Software: Practice and Experience

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  1. Experience report: implementing requirement traceability throughout the software development life cycle (pages 950–954)

    Suha Akman, Mert Özmut, Burak Aydın and Serhat Göktürk

    Version of Record online: 21 NOV 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/smr.1824

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    Requirements traceability support and infrastructure in development environments are essential in helping project members, project managers, and customers; all understand the product at all stages of the software development life cycle and assess the impact of changes. Benefits increase as the system size, complexity, or project members increase.

  2. A method to realize traceability in development processes (pages 1011–1019)

    Rainer Dreves, Frank Hällmayer, Lutz Haunert, Bernhard Sechser and Armin Rieß

    Version of Record online: 21 NOV 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/smr.1828

  3. Assisting the continuous improvement of Scrum projects using metrics and Bayesian networks

    Mirko Perkusich, Kyller Costa Gorgônio, Hyggo Almeida and Angelo Perkusich

    Version of Record online: 13 NOV 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/smr.1835

  4. An empirical study of portfolio management and Kanban in agile and lean software companies

    Muhammad Ovais Ahmad, Lucy Ellen Lwakatare, Pasi Kuvaja, Markku Oivo and Jouni Markkula

    Version of Record online: 2 NOV 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/smr.1834

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    Adopting agile and lean in software industry has brought challenges in the management of companies' portfolios. Our findings show that agile and lean software companies adapt to minimal use of traditional portfolio management tools and methods. The emphasis is on using tools that facilitate immediate feedback from customers, in order to assess the value of offerings in their portfolio. Additionally, software companies are increasingly adopting Kanban for portfolio management to visualize offerings and balance demand with capability during offerings development.