Author(s): W.L. Smith, R.I. Fletcher, E.M. Gray &
e process improvement: the route to
"Department of Computer Studies, Glasgow
Caledonian University, Cowcaddens Road,
^Department of Computer Science, Strathclyde
University, Livingstone Tower, 26 Richmond
The purpose of this paper is to provide a balanced view of software process
improvement and its relationship to software quality.
The paper looks at the historical
background to software development and explores the importance of correct
management practices including sufficiency (to lead to rep eatable high levels of
It also discusses leading initiatives in complementary software
process engineering and offers an assessment of the value and applicability of current
approaches to software process improvement.
In particular the discipline of software
process assessment is evaluated.
The import of utilising software process models and
related measurement is also brie...
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Paper DOI: 10.2495/SQM940151
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This paper can be found in the following bookSoftware Quality Management II Vol 1 Managing Quality Systems Buy