The SEMS research project developed a Software Engineering Management System for small and medium-sized enterprises in the software product business. The project aimed at improving the profitability and growth opportunities of small and medium-sized software product companies by ensuring a fit between SW development and management practices and business models.
The goals of the VeTO project was to understand how work is organised and performed in a globally networked product development project in different environments, and to develop a procedure that gives basis for successful execution of a globally networked product development project, especially by supporting the setup phase of a project. Additional objective was to estimate needs for and develop supporting IT tools for project metrics and status visualisation.
The goals of the LUCOS project was to develop a method for improving the controllability of product development, as well as tools supporting the method. The focus was on the electronics and telecom industries.