Accession Number : ADA263881

Title :   A Guide to Total Software Quality Control. Volume 1.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. Oct 89-Sep 92,

Corporate Author : MITRE CORP BEDFORD MA

Personal Author(s) : Clapp, Judith A. ; Stanten, Saul F.

Report Date : DEC 1992

Pagination or Media Count : 110

Abstract : This is a guide for program offices that provides strategies and techniques for controlling the quality of software for mission-critical systems. It describes techniques to prevent, detect, and correct defects, and to make improvements in the processes and resources used to develop the software. It recommends use of a Total Software Quality Control Plan and shows how to create one prior to the start of system development. Volume 1 contains an overview of techniques and the planning process. Volume 2 is a compendium of descriptions of individual techniques.... Software quality, Quality control, Process improvement, Statistical process control, Software metrics.

Descriptors :   *QUALITY, *SOFTWARE ENGINEERING, *MANAGEMENT PLANNING AND CONTROL, CONTROL, MISSIONS, PLANNING, QUALITY CONTROL, RESOURCES, STRATEGY, VOLUME.

Subject Categories : Computer Programming and Software

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE