Accession Number : ADP005566

Title :   Management of Software for Large Technical Systems,

Corporate Author : HATFIELD POLYTECHNIC (ENGLAND) SCHOOL OF INFORMATION SCIENCE

Personal Author(s) : Hallingeuhold,H.

Report Date : 10 MAY 1985

Pagination or Media Count : 12

Abstract : For the design, construction and operation of large technical systems, software plays an important role. In this presentation some aspects of managing software for such systems are discussed. The different classes of software during the project phases and within the different hierarchical levels of a control system are outlined and their relations to proper management are shown. In addition, the problems of purchasing software and estimating the required time, budget and manpower for a project are discussed. Emphasis is placed on practical aspects and examples are presented.

Descriptors :   *DATA MANAGEMENT, *COMPUTER PROGRAMS, CONTROL SYSTEMS, ACQUISITION, PLANNING PROGRAMMING BUDGETING

Subject Categories : Computer Programming and Software

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE