Journal of Software: Evolution and Process
© John Wiley & Sons Ltd
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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- 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
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.
- 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
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.