WIT Press


Assessing Software Quality Management Maturity (SQMM): A New Model Incorporating Technical As Well As Cultural Factors

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/SQM950271

Volume

13

Pages

12

Published

1995

Size

1,180 kb

Author(s)

W.-E.A. Mohamed & K.V. Siakas

Abstract

The implementation of Software Quality Management Systems (SQMS) is affected by technical as well as cultural factors. Technical factors are those concerned with either specific practices in the organisation such as the adoption of a particular development life cycle model, e.g. Boehm [1], or with more general issues such as the overall technological capability of the organisation, see Humphrey [7]. Cultural factors are those related to an organisation's internal environment or to the cultural values of the software developers, as suggested by Woolliams &

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