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Managing the Software Process (SEI Series in Software Engineering)by Watts S Humphrey
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The first book in a new series from the Software Engineering Institute is a guide to improving the software development and maintenance process. Managers and professionals will be able to implement improvement activities.
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Both program managers and practicing programmers, whether working on small programs or large-scale projects, will learn how good their software process is, how they can make their process better, and where they need to begin.
About the Author
Known as “the father of software quality,” Watts S. Humphrey is the author of numerous influential books on the software-development process and software process improvement. Humphrey is a fellow of the Software Engineering Institute (SEI) at Carnegie Mellon University, where he founded the Software Process Program and provided the vision and early leadership for the original Capability Maturity Model (CMM). He also is the creator of the Personal Software Process (PSP) and Team Software Process (TSP). Recently, he was awarded the National Medal of Technologythe highest honor given by the president of the United States to America's leading innovators.
Table of Contents
I. SOFTWARE PROCESS MATURITY.
A Software Maturity Framework.
The Principles of Software Process Change.
Software Process Assessment.
The Initial Process.
II. THE REPEATABLE PROCESS.
Managing Software Organizations.
The Project Plan.
Software Configuration Management—Part 1: Software Quality Assurance.
III. THE DEFINED PROCESS.
Software Configuration Management (Continued).
Defining the Software Process.
The Software Engineering Process Group
IV. THE MANAGED PROCESS.
Data Gathering and Analysis.
Managing Software Quality.
V. THE OPTIMIZING PROCESS.
Automating The Software Process.
Contracting for Software.
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