Negative development in software projects Mannheim (mr). In software projects, the results of the new Java trend barometer, whose second Auflage was presented today in Mannheim show a negative trend. The systematic expert interviews on the subject of Java technologies was held in May 2009; It only Java experts were interviewed. Publisher of Java trend barometers is the Mannheim ex Peso GmbH, service provider for software development, technology consulting, and technology coaching for Java and Java enterprise technologies. The speed of innovation in the Java world is very high. Compared with the results of the first study, some significant changes are evident. \”, so we show Markus Roth, Managing Director of ex Peso GmbH with the Java trend barometer IT decision makers which new technologies are ripe for use in projects and where there are optimization opportunities in software projects.\” Key findings are: negative trend in software development processes the most amazing results can be found in the analysis of the situation of the project.
With \”\” chaos driven \”, pseudo agile\” and other highly emotional statements the study clearly shows the discontent of the Java experts with the software development processes, existing in reality. And the situation has deteriorated to the recognizable compared to the last study. 64% of respondents confirm an insufficient request analysis projects. 70% are dissatisfied with the software documentation, and quality assurance, there are even 74%. These results are frightening, they show but significant potential for improvement in software projects. Amazing is that the values from the first study have deteriorated again. \”Should the company in the current situation again at the usual points requirements analysis, quality and documentation ‘ save, so it will take revenge\”, so Markus Roth. At the latest in the maintenance phase, which typically represents the more expensive part in the software life cycle, increase the expense and higher costs.\” Buzzword SOA and 35% of the experts surveyed give reality to have realized first projects in the context of SOA.