WIT Press


Sociotelic Support Environments For Software Quality Management

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/SQM950341

Volume

13

Pages

9

Published

1995

Size

795 kb

Author(s)

G. Lynch

Abstract

This paper discusses some social and teleological aspects of research and development in software quality management. The term 'sociotelic' simply signals concern with both the social and teleological (purpose-related) aspects of a situation. The paper begins with some introductory description of sociotelic support environments for software development i.e. development environments characterised by the use of computerised repositories which associate software with contextual data indicative of the social circumstances and purposes pertaining to their evolution. Reference is made here to the author's own Action Research into teleological information systems currently in progress at Glasgow Caledonian University. It then proceeds to discussion

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