Software reuse in agile development organizations: a conceptual management tool

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The reuse of knowledge is considered a major factor for increasing productivity and quality. In the software industry knowledge is embodied in software assets such as code components, functional designs and test cases. This kind of knowledge reuse is also referred to as software reuse. Although the benefits can be substantial, software reuse has never reached its full potential. Organizations are not aware of the different levels of reuse or do not know how to address reuse issues. This paper proposes a conceptual management tool for supporting software reuse. Furthermore the paper presents the findings of the application of the management tool in an agile development organization.
Original languageUndefined
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 26th ACM Symposium on Applied Computing, SAC 2011
EditorsW.C. Chu, E.C. Wong, M.J. Palakal, C.-C. Hung
Place of PublicationNew York
PublisherAssociation for Computing Machinery
Number of pages8
ISBN (Print)978-1-4503-0113-8
Publication statusPublished - 2011
Event26th Annual ACM Symposium On Applied Computing, SAC 2011 - Taichung, Taiwan
Duration: 21 Mar 201124 Mar 2011
Conference number: 26

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Conference26th Annual ACM Symposium On Applied Computing, SAC 2011
Abbreviated titleSAC
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  • METIS-276999
  • EWI-20316
  • SCS-Services
  • IR-77488

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