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Advances in Learning Software Organizations : Third International Workshop, Lso 2001, Kaiserslautern, Germany, September 12-13, 2001. Proceedings - Klaus-Dieter Althoff

Advances in Learning Software Organizations

Third International Workshop, Lso 2001, Kaiserslautern, Germany, September 12-13, 2001. Proceedings

By: Klaus-Dieter Althoff (Editor), Raimund L. Feldmann (Editor), Wolfgang Muller (Editor)

Paperback Published: 3rd September 2001
ISBN: 9783540425748
Number Of Pages: 248

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The importance of production and use of high quality software is still growing, as more and more businesses depend on information technology. Well educated, highly skilled, and experienced employees characterize the situation in most companies in the developed countries. Increasingly they work together in temporary networks with geographically distributed offices. Using and developing their knowledge is a key issue in gaining competitive advantages. We have learned during recent years that the exchange and development of knowledge (which we call learning) demands a great deal of human interaction. However, it is widely recognized that information systems will, in many cases, enable the sharing of experience across distributed organizations and act as a knowledge repository. A Learning Software Organization (LSO) will turn Intellectual Capital into market shares and profit, as it establishes the means to manage its knowledge. The LSO workshop series was created in 1999 to provide a communication forum that addresses the questions of organizational learning from a software point of view and builds upon existing work on Knowledge Management and Organizational Learning. It aims at bringing together practitioners and researchers for an open exchange of experience with successes and failures in organizational learning. Right from the beginning, fostering interdisciplinary approaches and providing an opportunity to learn about new ideas has been a central issue of the workshop series. The feedback that we have obtained in recent years has encouraged us to continue our work for a better understanding of the setup and running of Learning Software Organizations.

Introduction and Motivation
On the Status of Learning Software Organizations in the Year 2001p. 2
Keynote Addresses and Panel
Keynote Address: Organizational Learning in Dynamic Domainsp. 8
Keynote Address: How Do Companies Learn? Selected Applications from the IT Sectorp. 17
Panel: Knowledge Creating Communitiesp. 18
Planning LSOs
The Organic and the Mechanistic Form of Managing Knowledge in Software Developmentp. 22
CORONET-Train: A Methodology for Web-Based Collaborative Learning in Software Organisationsp. 37
Supporting Knowledge Management in University Software R&D Groupsp. 52
Applications
Organisational Learning and Software Process Improvement: A Case Studyp. 68
Collaboration Support for Virtual Data Mining Enterprisesp. 83
Skills Management as Knowledge Technology in a Software Consultancy Companyp. 96
Analysis
Lessons Learned about Structuring and Describing Experience for Three Experience Basesp. 106
Knowledge Elicitation through Web-Based Data Mining Servicesp. 120
A Model for Analyzing Measurement Based Feedback Loops in Software Development Projectsp. 135
Learning
Process-Integrated Learning: The ADVISOR Approach for Corporate Developmentp. 152
Task-Specific Knowledge Management in a Process-Centred SEEp. 163
Computer-Supported Reuse of Project Management Experience with an Experience Basep. 178
Additional Papers: LSO 2001 Posters
The Integrated Corporate Information Network iCoIN: A Comprehensive, Web-Based Experience Factoryp. 192
Reuse of Measurement Plans Based on Process and Quality Modelsp. 207
Engineering Experience Base Maintenance Knowledgep. 222
Announcements
Announcement of LSO Discussion Forump. 238
Announcement for LSO 2002p. 239
Author Indexp. 241
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ISBN: 9783540425748
ISBN-10: 3540425748
Series: Lecture Notes in Computer Science
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 248
Published: 3rd September 2001
Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg Gmbh & Co. Kg
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 1.4
Weight (kg): 0.37