Quality is not about
testing. It is about process.
|A couple of tools and methods
(Structured Program Development)
practical guide to project management with case stories,
checklists and best practices. SPU aims at providing
reliable ETAs whilst being somewhat adaptive.
ISO standard for judging the maturity level of
software development processes. SPICE refines the
CMM maturity levels further and adds to that the
business perspective and the dimension of process
A tool for judging the maturity
level of software development processes. CMM and
ISO9001 are similar, but CMM is a superset. CMM
identifies five levels of maturity as outlined
Systems Development Method
RADical way of getting something done on time! DSDM fixes
time and resources whilst adapting functionality. DSDM
takes a visual approach to specs and focus is on breaking
projects down into smaller projects.
Software Engineering Laboratory has published a
set of recommended methods for achieving quality
and predictability in software development
A way to measure the
amount of functions in the logic model of a piece of software.
This is used to estimate.
No single authoritative
resource on COCOMO exists on the web, so the link brings you
to Googles. COCOMO operates with several modes or types of
projects and tries to estimate based on that.
way of saying use cases, decoupled systems and RAD. XP
uses Pair Programming to move focus away from heavy
specs. XP is adaptive but non predictive.
A commercial staged
delivery like methology with an accompanying set of
commercially available tools.
An interpretation ISO9001
originally conceived by DTI, CSSA and the BCS in
1991 for companies in the software development
mind set for collaboration towards a common goal,
be it software or something else. Has its roots
in the early sixties, where D. Engelbart began
publishing his thoughts on collaboration. Seems
|Many other methods
exist out there. Every university seems to have
their own version of ISO 9001.