Accession Number : ADA310918

Title :   Transitioning Domain Analysis: An Industry Experience.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.

Corporate Author : CARNEGIE-MELLON UNIV PITTSBURGH PA SOFTWARE ENGINEERING INST

Personal Author(s) : Schnell, Karen ; Zalman, Nathan ; Bhatt, Atul

PDF Url : ADA310918

Report Date : JUN 1996

Pagination or Media Count : 50

Abstract : This report provides an industry experience in the planning and execution of a research project to pilot the use of the Software Engineering Institute (SEI) domain analysis methodology known as feature-oriented domain analysis (FODA). Supported by examples, experiences, and lessons learned from the industry pilot study conducted by Nortel in collaboration with the SEI, this report addresses seven key areas: (1) Nortel's motivation for change; (2) defining the problem area and the search for a range of solution possibilities and/or approaches; (3) obtaining sponsorship. participants, and funding; (4) development of the project plan and contract; (5) implementation of the project plan for the pilot study; (6) completion and closure of the pilot study; and (7) the transition and deployment of FODA.

Descriptors :   *SOFTWARE ENGINEERING, *PILOT STUDIES, *RESEARCH MANAGEMENT, METHODOLOGY, INDUSTRIES, LESSONS LEARNED, PROBLEM SOLVING, SOLUTIONS(GENERAL), MOTIVATION.

Subject Categories : Administration and Management
      Computer Programming and Software

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE