Author(s): J.B. Thompson & H.M. Edwards
a method that will improve
Thompson & H.M.
Commercial Software Engineering Group,
University of Sunderland, Priestman Building,
Details are presented on the STePS (Structured Technique for Program
Specifications) method which has been developed to provide a bridge between
Systematic Systems Analysis and Design methods and methods used for
detailed program/component design.
The resultant provision of a seamless
software development approach can substantially improve the overall quality
of the final product.
An overview of the method is given in terms of its
position and structure, the techniques and procedures used and its products.
latter are very comprehensive program specifications.
The beneficial effects
which the use of STePS can have in the areas of: Quality Assurance, Control,
Project Management, and Configuration Management are presented and overall
conclusions as to the use of the method are given.
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Paper DOI: 10.2495/SQM940102
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