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Maturity Assessment of Test Process, Software Test Process Improvement, TMMi, TMM


Software testing is an important component that leads to quality software production. This paper presents the results of a framework for assessing the level of maturity in Software Testing application in the context of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs) based on TMMi model. Our framework includes an evaluation questionnaire based on TMMi sub-practices, support tools with examples of artifacts required to ensure that the questionnaire is thoroughly completed, as well as an automated tool support for its application, enabling SMEs to carry out self-assessment. The framework was applied in ten companies and before the results presented, it can be concluded that the companies maturity in software testing is low and that the companies positively assessed the adequacy of the framework developed for the context of SMEs.


This paper is in Portuguese (Avaliação do Nível de Maturidade em Teste de Software em Micro e Pequenas Empresas do Estado de Goiás)