Author(s): J.B. Thompson, M. Ross & G. Staples
e Quality: past, present and future
- a United Kingdom perspective
" School of Computing and Information Systems, University
of Sunderland, Sunderland, SRI 3SD, UK
Systems Engineering Division, Southampton Institute,
Southampton, SO 14 OYN, UK
The high cost to industry of poor quality software has resulted in greater and
greater interest in Software Quality.
Within the UK, the production for the
Department of Trade and Industry of the TickIT Guide to Software Quality
Management System Construction and Certification using EN 29001 and the
following TickIT initiative may be seen as a watershed.
In the paper a
perspective of the past (the pre TickIT years) and present (the post TickIT
years) are presented.
These are followed by some predictions for the future
and identification of those areas which should now receive the greatest
The software industry, over the last twenty years, has bee...
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Paper DOI: 10.2495/SQM950201
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