Software Equality Process: Management and Control / Edition 1

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Overview

Using actual examples of software process improvement from the private sector and government, this work demonstrates how quality systems, measurement techniques and performance evaluations work. It presents a methodology for analyzing an ongoing software development process and establishing a rational plan for process improvement.

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"... in this highly pragmatic book that is, nonetheless, well-grounded in theory, go a long way toward exposing. . .[software quality] myths. . .and providing correct principles with which to replace them. They bring a rare blend of extensive experience, deep study, and broad domain of application to the topics. ... I learned a good deal from this book about achieving quality software. I know that you will too."
—-Peter A. Freeman, Dean and Professor, College of Computing, Georgia Institute of Technology Atlanta, Georgia
Peter A. Freeman
From the Foreword "Kenett and Baker, in this highly pragmatic book that is, nonetheless, well-grounded in theory, go a long way toward exposing...[software quality] myths...and providing correct principles with which to replace them. They bring a rare blend of extensive experience, deep study, and broad domain of application to the topics. "Although I have tried for many years to help managers and technical developers improve the quality of their software processes—and...the resulting software—I learned a good deal from this book about achieving quality software. I know that you will too.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780824717339
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 1/1/1999
  • Series: Computer Aided Engineering Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 258
  • Product dimensions: 6.25 (w) x 9.25 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Series Introduction
Foreword
Preface
1 A Framework for Software Quality 1
2 Basics of Quality Management and Continuous Process Improvement 21
3 ISO 9000, SEI Capability Maturity Model (CMM), and Continuous Software Process Improvement 55
4 Software Measurements Programs: Strategies and Implementation Issues 97
5 Quality of Software Products and Documents 129
6 Software Reliability Control 155
7 Software Review and Inspection Processes 179
8 Software Development Management Dashboards 207
Author Index 235
Subject Index 237
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