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IDEAL: A User's Guide for Software Process Improvement

  • February 1996
  • By Robert McFeeley
  • This 1996 report describes a SPI program model, IDEAL, which can be used to guide development of a long-range, integrated plan for initiating and managing an SPI program.
  • Publisher: Software Engineering Institute
    CMU/SEI Report Number: CMU/SEI-96-HB-001
  • Abstract

    This document describes a software process improvement (SPI) program model, IDEAL, which can be used to guide development of a long-range, integrated plan for initiating and managing an SPI program. The purpose of this document is to provide process improvement managers with a generic description of a sequence of recommended steps for SPI.

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