Publications

List of centres, initiatives and institutes working with small enterprises and very small enterprises.

Parquesoft Colombia www.parquesoft.com
Towards Software Excellence www.software-excellence.org.uk
Research Group on Software Quality and Productivity (Laboratório de Qualidade e Produtividade de Software) Brazil http://lqps.sj.univali.br/layoutdescricaoIngles.html
CMM Fast Track Programme for Hong Kong SME Software Companies Hong Kong www.cmmfasttrack.hk/
Software Engineering Research Laboratory (GELOG) Canada www.gelog.etsmtl.ca/
Association for the engineering of Software Quality (Asociación Mexicana para la Calidad en la Ingeniería de Software) (AMCIS) Mexico www.software.net.mx/en/default.htm
Centre d’Excellence en Technologies de l’Information et de la Communication (CETIC) Belgium www.cetic.be
Centre for Software Engineering (CSE) Ireland www.cse.dcu.ie/
Tudor Center Luxembourg www.tudor.lu
Software Productivity Center (SPC) Canada http://www.spc.ca/
Software Industry Promotion Agency (SIPA) Thailand www.sipa.or.th
Enterprise Ireland Ireland www.enterprise-ireland.com
SataSPIN Finland http://www.tut.fi/index.cfm?MainSel=7526&Sel=7526&Show=7916&Siteid=110
Centre for Software Process Technologies (CSPT) Ireland www.infc.ulst.ac.uk/informatics/cspt/
Software Process Improvement Network (SPIN) www.sei.cmu.edu/collaborating/spins
Improving Processes in Small Settings (IPSS) Project, Software Engineering Institute http://www.sei.cmu.edu/iprc/ipss.html
Irish Software Engineering Research Centre Ireland www.lero.ie/research/internationalprojects/softwareprocessesforsmallenterprises/

Publications and Communications

  • Laporte, C.Y., Palza Vargas, E., The Development of International Standards to facilitate Process Improvements for Very Small Enterprises, Book : “Software Process Improvement and Management : Approaches and Tools for Practical Development” IGI Global Publisher. USA, 2011.
  • Laporte, C.Y., Le développement de normes internationales de génie logiciel pour les très petites organisations, SPIN de Montréal, École de technologie supérieure, February 15th 2010.
  • Laporte, C.Y., The Development of International Standards for Very Small Enterprises : Historical Perspectives and Achievements, Mexico City, Mexico, November 12th 2008.
  • Laporte, C.Y., Renault, A., Alexandre, S., The Application of International Standards in Very Small Enterprises, Software Engineering Process Group Conference, Software Engineering Institute, Austin (Texas), March 26-29 2007.