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