J.-C. Liou (USA)
Software process, process modeling, rapid development.
The software development paradigms have been evolved
into a rapid model due to the recent change into the new
era of electronic business environments. To keep up with
the pace of this new business environments, we must re
visit the way we develop and release the software that are
utilized to support business operations. Conventional
development models are having difficulties to comply
with the scenario of constantly changing requirements.
One remedy is to use a progressive development
paradigm that gradually releases the software according to
the current business needs. However, conventional
process for release management is not able to provide
efficient way for the progressive development paradigm.
In this paper, we present a software release management
process, called PLUS, for progressive software
development. The PLUS model has been utilized in
largescale software projects, and is proven to be an
efficient and effective process for progressive