Keywords

Computer programming, Computer programs, Reliability

Abstract

The problems associated with software development and use are investigated from a management point of view. Having identified the critical aspects of effective software management, an approach is suggested for the creation and implementation of a software quality assurance program, Particular attention is focused on the concept of Life Cycle Procurement as currently utilized by the Department of Defense. The research was accomplished in two phases. The first consisted of an extensive literature search, seminar attendance and participation in several working groups assigned the responsibility for establishing software quality assurance guidelines. The second phase involved direct participation in the development of a formal software quality assurance program. The report is written in a manner designed to guide a non-technically oriented manager through a complete analysis of software, its measures of quality, its problem sources and the most promising techniques which can he used to control and evaluate its development.

Graduation Date

Summer 1979

Degree

Master of Science (M.S.)

College

College of Engineering

Degree Program

Industrial Engineering Management Systems

Format

PDF

Pages

vi, 73 pages

Language

English

Rights

Written permission granted by copyright holder to the University of Central Florida Libraries to digitize and distribute for nonprofit, educational purposes.

Length of Campus-only Access

None

Access Status

Masters Thesis (Open Access)

Identifier

DP0003518

Subjects

Computer programming, Computer programs -- Reliability

Collection (Linked data)

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

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