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Improving quality : software quality management IV

Author: M BrayM RossG StaplesBritish Computer Society.Oracle Corporation.All authors
Publisher: London : Mechancial Engineering Publications, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

These are the edited proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Software Quality Management. The object of the conference was to promote co-operation among those concerned with software  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: M Bray; M Ross; G Staples; British Computer Society.; Oracle Corporation.; Triad Computing Systems.; ESPITI (Firm); European Software Institute.
ISBN: 1860580319 9781860580314
OCLC Number: 34673394
Notes: "Fourth International Conference on Software Quality Management."
Conference held in April 1996 at Queens' College, Cambridge, UK.
"Organised by BCS ; proceedings sponsored by ORACLE ; conference sponsored by TRIAD, ESPITI, ESI European Software Institute."
Description: 557 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Part 1 Setting up and maintaining a quality management system: TickIT awards - a winner's perspective; The experience of achieving IS09001/TckIT certification in origin UK; Software quality in a user driven environment. Part 2 Process improvement: relating the SPICE framework and SEI approach to software process assessment; Experiences with the capability maturity model in a research environment; Utilisation of a systemic business process re-engineering method as a tool to improve software process quality; Process improvement: an alternative to BPR for software development organisations; Software process improvement program of Hong Kong; Practical experience in applying a performance improvement management strategy model; Advances and trends in research on the software process; Deming and software - strange bedfellows? Part 3 Product quality: Process and product quality: perpetuating the myth; Specifying software quality with the extended ISO model; Software package certification and its influence on the quality of the process; HAWE: a five step method for metric-based software evaluation and certification; A producer risk index for product release. Part 4 Issues of project management: A framework for project management; Factors affecting the quality of software project management: an empirical study based on the capability maturity model; Configuration management: its role in project quality management; Consistent support for software designers and inspectors. Part 5 Quality planning: Evaluating software quality mechanisms - a snapshot picture; A comparative study of two software companies implementing and maintaining a quality management system; Empirical evaluation of software quality attributes; 'Quality' is in the eye of the beholder; Leap year '92 and the PRIDE initiative; A survey of software quality practice; Organizational planning and process management for object-oriented software reuse. Part 6 Quality metrics: Definition and collection of metrics for comprehensive software measurement; testing by numbers; Metrics for reuse of object-oriented software; Measuring the quality of the development life cycle process. Part 7 Human factors: Application of the Taguchi method for the assessment of human computer interaction; Research progress on process quality management criteria. Part 8 Software development methodologies: Establishing a systems integration process infrastructure; Non-functional requirements in the software development process; requirements engineering - softly seeking a solution; Structure methods: helping software quality or raising problems; Improving the software process with hybrid development models. (Part contents).
Other Titles: Software quality management IV
Software quality management 4
Software quality management four
Responsibility: editors, M. Bray, M. Ross, G. Staples.


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