Accession Number : ADA325333

Title :   Requirements Engineering and Design Technology Report,

Corporate Author : SOFTWARE TECHNOLOGY SUPPORT CENTER HILL AFB UT

Personal Author(s) : Ganska, Ralph ; Grotzky, John ; Rubinstein, Jack ; Van Buren, Jim ; Petersen, Gary

PDF Url : ADA325333

Report Date : OCT 1995

Pagination or Media Count : 158

Abstract : This report reviews the STSC's recommendations for the selection and usage of software engineering products aimed at the requirements analysis and high-level design portions of the software lifecycle. This report focuses on two primary issues. The first, how to select and use Upper CASE products, is intended to provide general guidance to the reader. It describes a process for selecting products and contains anecdotal examples of their use. The examples provide analysis of why Upper CASE product insertions have failed in the past. The second focus of the report is an enumeration and classification of Upper CASE products. The report does not address the very important and often overlooked managerial aspects of methodology selection and training. The report does not justify the use of Upper CASE products either through anecdotal examples or through empirical analysis.

Descriptors :   *SOFTWARE ENGINEERING, *DESIGN CRITERIA, DATA BASES, COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN, PRODUCTION CONTROL, SYSTEMS ANALYSIS, LIFE CYCLES, QUALITY ASSURANCE, COMPUTER PROGRAM VERIFICATION, OBJECT ORIENTED PROGRAMMING.

Subject Categories : Computer Programming and Software

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE