Research papers (2014, 2013-12, 2011-10, 2007-03, 2002-01)

2016

  • Lepmets, Marion; McCaffery, Fergal; Clarke, Paul (2016). Development and Benefits of MDevSPICE, the Medical Device Software Process Assessment Framework. In: Journal of Software: Evolution and Process, Wiley. April 2016. Abstract

  • McBride, Tom; Lepmets, Marion (2016). Quality Assurance in Agile Safety-Critical Systems Development. In: Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Quality of Information and Communication Technology (QUATIC 2016). IEEE Computer Society. Lisbon, Portugal, September 6-9. Best Paper Award at QUATIC 2016

  • Lepmets, Marion; McBride, Tom; McCaffery, Fergal (2016). Towards Safer Medical Device Software Systems: Industry-Wide Learning from Failures and the Use of Safety-Cases to Support Process Compliance. In: Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Quality of Information and Communication Technology (QUATIC 2016). IEEE Computer Society. Lisbon, Portugal, September 6-9

  • Trektere, Kitija; McCaffery, Fergal; Lepmets, Marion; Grainne, Barry (2016). Tailoring MDevSPICE for Mobile Medical Apps. In: Proceedings of the International Conference of Software and System Processes (ICSSP 2016). IEEE/ACM Proceedings. Austin, Texas, May 14-22

  • Trektere, Kitija; McCaffery, Fergal; Lepmets, Marion (2016). Development of a software process framework to assist organizations developing mobile medical apps. In: Proceedings of the International Conference on Biomedical and Health Informatics (BHI), 2016 IEEE/EMBS Proceedings. Las Vegas, February 24-27

2015

  • Lepmets, Marion; Clarke, Paul; McCaffery, Fergal; Finnegan, Anita; Dorling, Alec (2015). Development of MDevSPICE - the Medical Device Software Process Assessment Framework. In: Journal of Software: Evolution and Process , Volume 27, Issue 8, August 2015. Wiley, pp. 565-572. Abstract

  • McCaffery, Fergal; Lepmets, Marion; Clarke, Paul (2015). Medical device software as a subsystem of an overall medical device: The MDevSPICE experience. In: Proceedings of the First International Conference on Fundamentals and Advances in Software Systems Integration. Venice, Italy, August 23-28

  • Lepmets, Marion; McCaffery, Fergal; Clarke, Paul (2015). Piloting MDevSPICE - the Medical Device Software Process Assessment Framework. In: Proceedings of the International Conference on Software and Systems Process 2015 (ICSSP 2015). ACM SIG Proceedings. Tallinn, Estonia, August 24-26

  • O'Connor, Rory; Lepmets, Marion (2015). Exploring the Use of the Cynefin Framework to Inform Software Development Approach Decisions. In: Proceedings of the International Conference on Software and Systems Process 2015 (ICSSP 2015). ACM SIG Proceedings. Tallinn, Estonia, August 24-26

  • Clarke, Paul; Lepmets, Marion; Dorling, Alec; McCaffery, Fergal (2015). Safety Critical Software Process Assessment: How MDevSPICE Addresses the Challenge of Integrating Compliance and Capability. In: Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Software Process Improvement and Capability dEtermination (SPICE 2015). CCIS 526/2015. pp.13-18. Gothenburg, Sweden: Springer. June 2015

2014

  • Cater-Steel, Aileen; Lepmets, Marion (2014). Measuring IT service quality: evaluation of IT service quality measurement framework in industry. In: Journal of Service Science Research , Volume 6, Issue 1. Springer, June 2014. pp. 125-147. Abstract

  • Lepmets, Marion; Mesquida, Antoni Lluis; Cater-Steel, Aileen; Mas, Antonia; Ras, Eric (2014). The Evaluation of the IT Service Quality Measurement Framework in Industry. In: Global Journal of Flexible Systems Management, Volume 15, Issue 1. Springer, March 2014. pp. 39-57. Abstract

  • McCaffery, Fergal; Clarke, Paul; Lepmets, Marion (2014). A Lightweight Assessment Method for Medical Device Software Processes. In: Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Software Process Improvement and Capability Determination (SPICE). Springer International Publishing, pp. 144-156

  • Clarke, Paul; Lepmets, Marion; McCaffery, Fergal; Finnegan, Anita; Dorlin, Alec; Flood, Derek (2014). MDevSPICE - A Comprehensive Solution for Manufacturers and Assessors of Safety-Critical Medical Device Software. In: Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Software Process Improvement and Capability Determination (SPICE). Springer International Publishing, pp. 274-278

  • Clarke, Paul; Lepmets, Marion; McCaffery, Fergal; Finnegan, Anita; Dorling, Alec; Eagles, Sherman (2014). Characteristics of a Medical Device Software Framework. In: Industrial Proceedings of the 21st EuroSPI Conference, pp. 8.23-9.1

  • Lepmets, Marion; Clarke, Paul; McCaffery, Fergal; Finnegan, Anita; Dorling, Alec (2014). Development of a Process Assessment Model for Medical Device Software Development. In: Industrial Proceedings of the 21st EuroSPI Conference, pp. 2.25-2.35

  • Mesquida, Antoni-Lluis; Mas, Antonia; Lepmets, Marion; Renault, Alain (2014). Development of the Project Management SPICE (PMSPICE) Framework. In: Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Software Process Improvement and Capability Determination (SPICE). Springer International Publishing, pp. 60-71

  • Lepmets, Marion; O'Connor, Rory; Cater-Steel, Aileen; Mesquida, Antoni Lluis; McBride, Tom (2014). A Cynefin based approach to process model tailoring and goal alignment. In: Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on the Quality of Information and Communications Technology. IEEE Computer Society, pp. 166-169. Cynefin on process thinking

2013

  • Lepmets, Marion; Cater-Steel, Aileen; Gacenga, Francis; Ras, Eric (2012). Extending the IT Service Quality Measurement Framework through a Systematic Literature Review. In: Journal of Service Science Research, Volume 4, Issue 1, 2012. Springer, pp. 7-47. Abstract

  • Jeners, Simona; O'Connor, Rory; Clarke, Paul; Lichter, Horst; Lepmets, Marion; Buglione, Luigi (2013). Harnessing Software Development Contexts to Inform Software Process Selection Decisions. In: Software Quality Professional, Volume 16, Issue 1. ASQ, December 2013, pp. 35-46. Abstract

  • Jeners, Simona; Clarke, Paul; O'Connor, Rory V; Buglione, Luigi; Lepmets, Marion (2013). Harmonizing Software Development Processes with Software Development Settings - A Systematic Approach. In: Proceedings of the EuroSPI Conference, Dundalk, Ireland, June 25-27, 2013. CCIS364. Springer, pp. 167-178

  • MacMahon, Silvana Togneri; Mc Caffery, Fergal; Eagles, Sherman; Keenan, Frank; Lepmets, Marion; Renault, Alain (2013). Assessing against IEC 80001-1. In: Proceedings of the 6th International conference on Health Informatics (Healthinf 2013), Barcelona, Spain, February 11 - February 14, 2013

2012

  • Lepmets, Marion; McBride, Tom; Ras, Eric (2012). Goal Alignment in Process Improvement. In: Journal of Systems and Software, Volume 85, Issue 6, June 2012, Elsevier, pp. 1440-1452. Abstract

  • Tuisk, Anneli; Karpistsenko, Andre; Lepmets, Marion (2012). Integrated Process Improvement Approach: Case Studies in Skype Technologies Ltd. Mas, Antonia et al. (Eds.) In: Proceedings of the SPICE Conference, CCIS 290, Springer. Palma de Mallorca, Spain, May 29-31, 2012. pp. 13-25

  • MacMahon,Silvana Togneri; McCaffery, Fergal; Eagles, Sherman; Keenan, Frank; Lepmets, Marion and Renault, Alain (2012). Development of a Process Assessment Model for assessing Medical IT Networks against IEC 80001-1. Mas, Antonia et al. (Eds.), In: Proceedings of the SPICE Conference, CCIS 290, Springer. Palma de Mallorca, Spain, May 29-31, 2012. pp. 148-160

  • Lepmets, Marion; McBride, Tom (2012). Process Improvement for the Small and Agile. O'Connor et al. (Eds.), In: Proceedings of the EuroSPI Conference, June 2012, Springer. Vienna, Austria, 25-27.06, 2012

  • McBride, Tom; Lepmets, Marion (2012). The Many Forms of Process Improvement - Results of an International Survey. In: Software Quality Days 2012, Vienna, Austria, January 17-19, 2012. Springer, pp. 103-120

2011

  • Lepmets, Marion; Nael, Margus (2011). Comparison of Plan-Driven and Agile Project Management Approaches: Theoretical Bases for a Case Study in Estonian Software Industry. Janis Barzdins, Marite Kirikova (Eds.) In: Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence and Applications, Special issue on Databases and Information Systems VI - Selected Papers from the Ninth International Baltic Conference, DB&IS 2010. Volume 224, 2011, IOS Press 2011

  • Lepmets, Marion; Ras, Eric (2011). Motivation and Empowerment in Process Improvement. Connor, Rory V.; Pries-Heje, Jan; Messnarz, Richard (Eds.) In: Proceedings of the European System & Software Process Improvement and Innovation (EuroSPI 2011). Roskilde, Denmark, June 27 - June 29, 2011. CCIS 172, Springer, pp. 109-120

  • Lepmets, Marion; Ras, Eric; Renault, Alain (2011). Organizational Support for Process Improvement - Results of an International Survey. O'Connor, Rory; Rout, Terry; McCaffrey, Fergal; Dorling, Alec (eds.) In: Proceedings of Software Process Improvement and Capability Determination, the 11th International SPICE Conference, Dublin, Ireland, May 30 - June 1, 2011. CCIS 155, Springer, pp. 133-144

  • Lepmets, Marion; Ras, Eric; Renault, Alain (2011). A Quality Measurement Framework for IT Services. In: Proceedings of the Annual Conference on Service Research and Innovation 2011. San Jose, California, March 30 - April 2, 2011. IEEE, pp. 767-774

  • Lepmets, Marion; Ras, Eric; Renault, Alain (2011). Impact Analysis of Process Improvement on IT Service Quality. Snene, Mehdi; Ralyte, Jolita; Morin, Jean-Henry (Eds.) In: Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Exploring Services Sciences, Geneva, Switzerland, Feb. 16-18, 2011. LNBIP, Springer, Vol. 82

  • Matulevicius, Raimundas; Lakk, Henri; Lepmets, Marion (2011). An Approach to Assess and Compare Quality of Security Models. M. Ivanovic et al. (eds.) In: Computer Science and Information Systems, Special Issue on Advances in Formal Languages, Modeling and Applications. ComSIS, Vol. 8, Nr. 2, May 2011, pp. 447-476

2010

  • Matulevicius, Raimundas; Lepmets, Marion; Lakk, Henri; Sisask, Andreas (2010). Comparing Quality of Security Models: a case study. M. Ivanovic et al. (eds.) In: Local Proceedings of the 14th East-European Conference on Advances in Databases and Information Systems (ADBIS 2010): Novi Sad, Serbia, September 20-24, 2010, pp. 95-109

  • Lepmets, Marion (2010). Which Process Model Practices support Project Success? Riel, Andreas; O'Connor, Rory; Tichkiewitch, Serge; Messnarz, Richard (eds.) In: Proceedings of Systems, Software and Services Process Improvement, 17th EuroSPI Conference 2010, Grenoble, France, September 1-3, 2010. CCIS 99, Springer, pp. 119-129

  • Lepmets, Marion; Nael, Margus (2010). Comparison of Plan-Driven and Agile Project Management Approaches: Theoretical Bases for a Case Study in Estonian Software Industry. In: Proceedings of the Ninth International Baltic Conference, DB&IS 2010, Riga, Latvia

  • Lepmets, Marion; Nael, Margus (2010). Balancing the Scrum Project Management Process. Alberto Sillitti, Angela Martin, Xiaofeng Wang, Elizabeth Whitworth (eds.) In: Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Agile Processes in Software Engineering and Extreme Programming, XP 2010, Trondheim, Norway, June 1-4, 2010, LNBIP 48, Springer, pp. 391-392

2007

  • Lepmets, Marion (2007). Evaluation of Basic Project Management Activities - Study in Software Industry, Tampere University of Technology, Pori: Tampere University of Technology. Doctoral dissertation of Marion Lepmets

2005

  • Lepmets, Marion (2005). Validation of software process models in industry. Proceedings: 10th EURAS Workshop on Standardisation, Tallinn, June 2-3. 2005: Standardisation in Enlarged Europe. (Ed.) Coenen, Heide; Gronhndahl, Jorg; Jakobs, Kai; Valdlo, Taavi. Aachen: Mainz, 2005 (Aachener Beitrage zur Informatik; Bd.37), 79-86

2004

  • Lepmets, Marion (2004). Combined Project and Risk Management Practices of ISO/IEC 15504 and CMMI - Preparatory Phase of Practical Research on Corresponding Model and Industry Practices. Proceedings SPICE 2004: 4th International SPICE Conference on Process Assessment and Improvement, Lisbon, Portugal, 27-29 April 2004, 64-68

2003

  • Lepmets, Marion (2003). Mis on tarkvaraprotsesside parandamine ehk Software Process Improvement? In: Journal A&A, No. 5, 2003 (in Estonian)

2002

  • Ahvenjarvi, Sauli; Karimaa, Eero; Lepasaar, Marion (2002). Juran on planning for quality. Origins in quality management (50-58). Pori: Pori School of Technology and Economics

  • Lepasaar, Marion; Makinen Timo (2002). ISO/IEC 15504 Requirements for Compatible Software Process Assessment Models. In: Proceedings of EuroSPI 2002: September 18-20, 2002, Nuremberg, Germany [Erlangen]:[ASQF]; Bray, Co. Wicklow, Ireland: EuroSPI c/o ISCN Coordination Office, 2002, 189-197

  • Lepasaar M., Makinen T (2002). Integrating Software Process Assessment Models using a Process Meta Model. In: IEMC-2002: IEEE International Engineering Management Conference: Managing Technology for the New Economy, Cambridge, UK, 18-20 August, 2002, Proceedings: Volume I: Piscataway, NJ: IEEE 2002, 224-229

  • Lepasaar, Marion; Makinen, Timo; Varkoi, Timo (2002). Structural comparison of SPICE and continuous CMMI. In: AQUIS 2002.SPICE 2002: Proceedings, Venice, March 13-15, 2002: (Eds.) Dorling, A.; Fabbrini, F.; Fusani, M.; Rout, T., 2002, 223-234

2001

  • Varkoi, Timo; Lepasaar, Marion; Jaakkola, Hannu (2001). Priorities of process improvement outcomes based on process capability levels. Proceedings: Second Asia-Pacific Conference on Quality Software: 10-11 December, 2001, Hong Kong. (Eds.) Yu, Y.T.; Chen, T.Y.. Los Alamitos, Calif.: IEEE Computer Society, 2001, 349-353

  • Lepasaar, Marion; Kalja, Ahto; Jaakkola, Hannu; Varkoi, Timo (2001). Comparing Software Process Improvement in Estonia and Finland. In: Baltic IT&T Review: A Business Journal for the Information Society , no. 3 (22), 69-74

  • Lepasaar, Marion; Varkoi, Timo; Jaakkola, Hannu (2001). Content requirements for a SPI repository. In: Proceedings of the European Software Process Improvement Conference 2001: EuroSPI: 10-12 October 2001, Limerick, Ireland. Limerick: Limerick Institute of Technology Press, 2001, 7.40-7.52

  • Lepasaar, Marion; Varkoi, Timo; Jaakkola, Hannu (2001). Models and success factor of process change. In: Product Focused Software Process Improvement: Third International Conference, PROFES 2001, Kaiserslautern, Germany, September 10-13, 2001, Proceedings: (Eds.) Bomarius, Frank; Komi-Sirvio, Seija. Berlin: Springer, 2001. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; 2188), 68-77

  • Lepasaar, Marion; Varkoi, Timo; Jaakkola, Hannu (2001). Documentation as a software process capability indicator. PICMET01 : Portland International Conference on Management of Engineering and Technology : Proceedings Vol-2: Papers Presented at PICMET ‘01, Portland, Oregon - USA, July 29 - August 2, 2001: (Eds.) Kocaoglu, D.F.; Anderson, T.R.. Portland, Oregon: 2001, 436

  • Jaakkola, Hannu; Mäkinen, Timo; Lepasaar, Marion; Varkoi, Timo (2001). Diffusion and Infusion of software process improvement. PICMET'01 : Portland International Conference on Management of Engineering and Technology : Proceedings Vol-2: Papers Presented at PICMET01, Portland, Oregon - USA, July 29 - August 2, 2001: (Eds.) Kocaoglu, D.F.; Anderson, T.R.. Portland, Oregon: 2001, 438

  • Lepasaar, Marion; Kalja, Ahto; Varkoi, Timo; Jaakkola, Hannu (2001). Key success factors of a regional Software Process Improvement Programme. PICMET'01 : Portland International Conference on Management of Engineering and Technology : Proceedings Vol-2: Papers Presented at PICMET ‘01, Portland, Oregon - USA, July 29 - August 2, 2001: (Eds.) Kocaoglu, D.F.; Anderson, T.R.. Portland, Oregon: 2001, 432
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