Accession Number : ADA258743
Title : Software Development Risk: Opportunity, Not Problem
Descriptive Note : Final rept.
Corporate Author : CARNEGIE-MELLON UNIV PITTSBURGH PA SOFTWARE ENGINEERING INST
Personal Author(s) : Van Scoy, Roger L
Report Date : Sep 1992
Pagination or Media Count : 22
Abstract : What is risk? What is risk management? What does risk management have to do with software? Noted software expert Tom Gilb says: If you don't actively attack the risks, they will actively attack you Gilb88, p. 72. But what does it mean to actively attack risks? We answer these questions by examining the problems that exist in software development today and presenting the SEI Risk Program approach to turning risk into opportunity.
Descriptors : *SOFTWARE ENGINEERING , *RISK , *SYSTEMS APPROACH , MANAGEMENT , ATTACK , MEAN , VANS , APPROACH
Subject Categories : Computer Programming and Software
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE