The Capability Maturity Model and CASE

Lars Mathiassen*, Carsten Sørensen

*Corresponding author af dette arbejde

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Many software organizations face serious problems in their attempts to make expectations and realities meet in introducing CASE technology. One promising approach to understanding CASE introduction better and to managing it more effectively has been developed by relating CASE introduction to the Capability Maturity Model (CMM). This paper reviews software process maturity as a framework for CASE introduction. The relevance of the framework is discussed and three critical questions are explored: 1) What is the role of organizational experiments in CASE introduction? 2) How do the functional characteristics of CASE technology influence CASE introduction? and 3) How does the organizational context influence CASE introduction? The aim of the paper, by way of this discussion, is to explicate the strengths and limits of software process maturity as a framework for CASE introduction, and to identify the most important supplementary issues
TidsskriftInformation Systems Journal
Udgave nummer3
Sider (fra-til)195-208
Antal sider14
StatusUdgivet - jul. 1996
Udgivet eksterntJa


  • Software process maturity
  • The capability maturity model
  • CASE diffusion