Author(s): S. Barr, R.W. Foley & M. McMullan
a quality management system for
end-user application development
Foley& & M.
^Department of Business Administration
The advent of the personal computer (PC) has brought many significant
changes to the application of computers within the everyday workplace.
particular area of change is in the growth of what is termed End-User
Here non-computer specialists develop their own
applications using commonly available PC-based application packages.
Without realising it, many end-users are developing what computer
professionals would term "software".
However, unlike professionally
developed software, there has been little emphasis on development
methodology or quality management.
As a result, end-user developed
applications have often contained significant errors in reliability and prove
difficult to maintain.
With the adoption of Quality Management Systems becoming the n...
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Paper DOI: 10.2495/SQM940361
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This paper can be found in the following bookSoftware Quality Management II Vol 1 Managing Quality Systems Buy