WIT Press


Designing For Quality With The Metaparadigm

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/SQM930121

Volume

4

Pages

9

Published

1993

Size

620 kb

Author(s)

P. Kokol

Abstract

Designing for quality with the metaparadigm P. Kokol o/ ABSTRACT Our practical experiences and theoretical research in the field of software design and its management have resulted in the conclusion that to enable the design of quality software systems in any design situation we must first design an appropriate design paradigm. This activity was called the metadesign and a metadesign paradigm a metaparadigm. Following recent scientific findings we decided that a metaparadigm should be pluralistic, useful, systemic, easy to use and recursively adaptable. It should be composed out of a suitable framework, theory and a metadesign methodology and philosophy. Currently we have designated the idea of a process as the framework, the Checklands Soft System Methodology as the methodology and philosophy, and the process formalization (metamodeling) as the theory. INTRODUCTION Designing for Quality The engineering proce

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