Systematic Reuse: Issues in Initiating and Improving a Reuse Program: Proceedings of the International Workshop on Systematic Reuse, Liverpool, 8-9 January 1996

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Based on papers accepted for presentation at the 1996 Workshop on Systematic Reuse: Issues in Initiating and Improving a Reuse Program, Liverpool, UK, this volume provides a comprehensive introduction to the effective management of software reuse. It examines a number of central issues such as: the critical success factors for reuse; the amount of investment required and the expected payback period; the type of training needed; tools; and the impact of reuse on organisation structure. There is a strong emphasis ...

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Overview

Based on papers accepted for presentation at the 1996 Workshop on Systematic Reuse: Issues in Initiating and Improving a Reuse Program, Liverpool, UK, this volume provides a comprehensive introduction to the effective management of software reuse. It examines a number of central issues such as: the critical success factors for reuse; the amount of investment required and the expected payback period; the type of training needed; tools; and the impact of reuse on organisation structure. There is a strong emphasis on the industrial application of systematic reuse - an area which is currently expanding at a rapid rate - illustrated by the experiences of leading international companies such as IBM, Hitachi Europe, and AT&T. Overall this volume sets out comprehensive guidelines on the introduction and maintenance of a reuse program. It will provide an invaluable reference book for software development practitioners, systems analysts and architects, and development managers.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783540760122
  • Publisher: Springer London
  • Publication date: 12/1/1995
  • Series: BCS Software Reuse Specialist Group Series
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1996
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 117
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.28 (d)

Table of Contents

List of Contributors
Reuse as a New Paradigm for Software Development 1
Planning for Reuse 14
Reuse Lifecycle: Essentials and Implementations 33
Reuse: A Cultural Change 44
Reuse Measurement and Assessment 52
Technology Issues of Software Reuse 64
Finding Reusable Components: By Good Luck or Good Management? 70
Object Technology Standards - An OMG Progress Report 85
Migrating a Legacy System to Object Technology 92
A Pragmatic Approach to Reuse Introduction in an Industrial Setting 104
Author Index 117
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