Improving Software Quality: An Insider's Guide to TQM / Edition 1

Improving Software Quality: An Insider's Guide to TQM / Edition 1

by Lowell Jay Arthur, Arthur
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471578045

ISBN-13: 9780471578048

Pub. Date: 12/21/1992

Publisher: Wiley

Improving Software Quality Do you want to cut development and maintenance cycle times by 50% or more? Do you want to reduce costs by 50% or more? Do you want to virtually eliminate software defects and related reliability problems? Do you want to get out from under the burden of your existing software? Then, you need this book—an insider's guide to Total

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Improving Software Quality Do you want to cut development and maintenance cycle times by 50% or more? Do you want to reduce costs by 50% or more? Do you want to virtually eliminate software defects and related reliability problems? Do you want to get out from under the burden of your existing software? Then, you need this book—an insider's guide to Total Quality Management. Improving Software Quality tells you how to apply Total Quality Management (TQM) to software development and evolution. You'll find out how to translate the manufacturing orientation of existing TQM material into a software environment with extensive examples for both development and maintenance. Using the Software Engineering Institute's assessment (SEI), you'll learn how to quickly benchmark your existing software organization against the best in the world and begin to implement proven action plans to establish a baseline of excellence.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471578048
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/21/1992
Series:
Wiley Series in Software Engineering Practice Series, #9
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.45(w) x 9.58(h) x 0.92(d)

Table of Contents

Quality Planning—Doing the Right Things.

The Management and Planning Tools.

The Software Quality Problem-Solving Process.

Plan—Investigate the Problem.

Do—Identify and Implement Proposed Solutions.

Check Results.

Act to Integrate and Sustain Solutions.

Quality Improvement Teams.

Process Management—Doing Things Right.

Supporting Software Quality Improvement.

Quality in Software Evolution.

Rapid Evolutionary Development.

Software Evolution.

A QI Story.

Bibliography.

Appendices.

Index.

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