A framework for the effective adoption of software development methodologies

Fleming Woo, Romas Mikusauskas, Dean Bartlett, Chun Hung Roberts Law

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Significant developer productivity gains and software quality improvement are expected with the use of software development tools and methods. However, recent studies reveal that the adoption of innovative technologies in software development has been undersubscribed. As different types of systems may need different kinds of software processes, programming paradigms and tools, no single set of solutions is best for all situations. The purpose of this study is to propose a framework for organizations to effectively select and adopt systems development methodologies so that they can decide on the most suitable tools and methods for their specific environment.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 44th ACM Southeast Conference, ACMSE 2006
Number of pages6
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2006
Event44th Annual ACM Southeast Conference, ACMSE 2006 - Melbourne, FL, United States
Duration: 10 Mar 200612 Mar 2006


Conference44th Annual ACM Southeast Conference, ACMSE 2006
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityMelbourne, FL


  • Diffusion of innovations
  • Quality and productivity
  • Software process improvement
  • Software reuse
  • Software selection
  • Systems development methodologies
  • Technology adoption

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)


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