Synopses & Reviews
Zero-defect software is the Holy Grail of all software developers. It has proved to be an elusive goal - until now. The Inspection techniques illustrated in this book have brought clear benefits in terms of lower (or even zero) defects, higher productivity, better project tracking and improved documentation.
The aim of this book is to show students how to achieve high-quality software through inspection, which can be defined as "a formal review of documents to find errors, giving effective statistical process improvement". It illustrates the benefits of the technique.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 451-455) and index.
About the Author
is an international consultant and teacher, and the author of nine books. His main interests are in systems engineering, with specialties in software engineering and project management. Born in California in 1940, Tom has lived in Norway since 1958. More information about Tom and his work can be found at www.gilb.com.
Dorothy Graham is a world-renowned consultant, speaker, and author with nearly forty years of experience in software testing. After nineteen years with Grove Consultants, she now concentrates on conferences and writing. She was Programme Chair for the 1993 and 2009 EuroSTAR conferences and holds the European Excellence Award in Software Testing. Her Addison-Wesley books include Software Inspection (coauthored with Tom Gilb in 1993), Software Test Automation (coauthored with Mark Fewster in 1999), and Experiences of Test Automation (coauthored with Mark Fewster in 2012).