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Software quality management

Author: M Ross; IBM UK Laboratories.
Publisher: Southampton ; Boston : Computational Mechanics Publications ; London ; New York : Elsevier Science Publishers, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text contains the papers which were presented at the Software Quality Management '93 conference held in Southampton, in March 1993. The chapters cover a broad range of practical experience and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
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Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: M Ross; IBM UK Laboratories.
ISBN: 1853122254 9781853122255 1562521497 9781562521493 1851669639 9781851669639
OCLC Number: 29702065
Notes: "First International Conference on Software Quality Management. Sponsored by IBM United Kingdom Laboratories Limited ... et al."
Papers presented at the conference held in Southampton, UK, 30th Mar.-1st Apr., 1993.
Description: 942 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Sect. 1. Setting Up and Maintaining a Quality Management System --
ISO 9001: Moving from requirement to reality / J. Hemington --
Installing an ISO 9001 accredited software quality management system / P. W. Chan --
Evolutionary QMS implementation for packaged software --
a case study / D. J. Chaffey and I. R. Penberth --
Introducing quality control after the horse has bolted / G. Saltmarsh --
Quality within software developments: Research in the financial service sector / V. M. A. Edgar-Nevill, K. Murdoch and D. G. Edgar-Nevill --
Making a better job of software quality with total quality management / B. J. Faith --
A sustainable TQM programme / M. Hewson --
Practical experience of implementing software measurement programmes in industry / C. C. Shelley --
The Answers service for the quality management of scientific software for the nuclear industry / R. J. Maddison, P. C. Miller and S. D. Walker --
Sect. 2. Approaches to Quality --
Establishing and managing a relevant notion of quality / R. T. Vidgen and A. T. Wood-Harper --
Quality and information systems / T. Bryant and J. Grogan --
Designing for quality with the metaparadigm / P. Kokol --
Sect. 3. Process Improvement --
Process assessment and process improvement --
the need to standardise? / E. M. Gray and R. B. Hunter --
Introducing a quality improvement programme: A case study / P. Smart --
A process modelling approach to managing software process improvement / D. S. Hinley and K. H. Bennet --
Quality management --
How do you get started? / R. Grover --
Sect. 4. Human Factors in Quality Management --
The human factor: A missing element in quality management / M. M. Peat --
What is behind software quality management systems? / M. Woodman, H. Sharp and P. Hall --
Pressures for conformance to formal quality standards --
A study of a small software house / E. Baxter --
Legal aspects of software quality / I. J. Lloyd and M. J. Simpson --
Sect. 5. Education for Quality --
Implementing quality management / D. Ince, A. Pearce and A. Levene --
Promoting quality awareness / M. Ross and G. Staples --
Making software quality assurance a hidden agenda? / M. Woodman --
CASE technology: Improving quality in the education of software engineers / J. F. Coxhead, E. A. Dodman and J. Harvey --
Sect. 6. Approaches to Systems Development --
Software quality methodologies / J. Moses --
The software life-cycle model: An alternative perspective / V. J. D. Sivess and M. C. Curtis --
Practicing implementation of a large software system / S. Guirguis, M. El-Raey, E. Korany and S. Yehia --
Experiences with quality on a recent software development project / C. Moxey --
Quality systems by prototyping / M. Blackman and M. Jeffreys --
Sect. 7. Concepts of Systems Development --
Overview of a decision-orientated software process model / P. Farrell-Vinay --
Experimentation in software engineering: A new framework / W.-E. A. Mohamed, C. J. Sadler and D. Law --
A declarative development technique / R. Harrison --
Validation of a QMS by structured methods / R. Warden and A. Payne --
Software for emergency shut down systems / J. R. Borer --
Sect. 8. Quality Metrics --
The Quantum study / C. Miller --
Measurement techniques for evaluation and quality assurance of expert systems / R. McNaughton and D. Patel --
Planar similarity --
A new synthetic metric / F. J. Garlick --
Sect. 9. Testing and Validation --
The quality and reliability of scientific software / L. Hatton --
A data management system for regression testing / L. Liu, D. J. Robson and R. Ellis --
Software testing using an automatic generator of test data / C. J. Burgess --
Automatic generation of random self-checking CICS testcases / D. I. Bird --
An improved strategy for the automatic generation of test data / S. T. Holmes, B. F. Jones and D. E. Eyres --
Sect. 10. Software Maintenance and Re-Use --
Reverse engineering to ensure re-use of an existing well established railway simulator / W. S. Chan, S. Shao and J. Allan --
An experimental examination of the role of re-engineering in the management of software quality / E. Georgiadou, G. Karakitsos, C. Sadler and D. Stasinopoulos --
A survey of classification schemes for improving software quality and an outline for their future / P. Hadfield and S. Hope --
Experiences of software quality management in software maintenance --
a case study / P. Dolle and K. Jackson --
Sect. 11. Formal Methods --
Documenting the software lifecycle using formal methods / D. M. Ayres --
Software reliability issues in CCS and CSP / S. Counsell --
Structured specification of real time distributed systems using topological locative temporal logic / M. J. Wieczorek --
Sect. 12. Software Tools --
On-line quality management systems / P. Short --
A language for modelling quality processes / G. Born --
The automation of software process and product quality / L. Hatton --
A visual approach to configuration management / D. W. Bustard and C.-Y. Lee --
Data base manager for graphic information / L. B. Chernoblisky, C. Mazza and A. F. Montagu --
Sect. 13. Expert Systems --
Application to Quality --
The application of IKBS technology to software design measurement and improvement / H. Sharp and G. Robinson --
Building a software assessment advisor using expert systems techniques / F. Qiu, R. W. Foley and R. J. Cole --
Use of quality characteristics graphs for a knowledge-based assistance in software quality management / H. Basson, M. C. Haton and J. C. Derniame --
Software design through artificial expertise / P. Garratt and D. Karami --
BluePrint: A systems development process supported by machine assisted reasoning / A. Ward --
Sect. 14. Quality Standards and Certification --
Current approaches to software quality assurance within the United Kingdom / C. J. Davis, J. B. Thompson and P. Smith --
Baldrige --
The discipline of champions / P. Short --
ISO9001 --
The good, the bad and the ugly / A. Coster --
Sect. 15. World Activities --
Japanese approaches to software quality management / M. Bush and J. Hemsley --
Kaizen: A review of Japanese approaches to I. T. / P. Linecar and D. Preston --
Software quality assurance in Australia / D. Wilson --
Competitive advantage in the software industry / M. St. Quintin.
Responsibility: editors, M. Ross [and others].

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