WIT Press


The State Of The Practice Of Methodologies In Australia

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/SEHE940011

Volume

7

Pages

8

Published

1994

Size

816 kb

Author(s)

B. Wong

Abstract

Since the early seventies many different methodologies (commonly called development life cycles, process architectures) have been introduced to help develop quality software products. Many practitioners and researchers have the view that these methodologies lead to improved quality in both the development process and the software product. The research looks at the Australian industry as to whether this is the belief of the Australian practitioners. The research investigates a number of Australian organisations to see whether a methodology has been defined. Both the traditional functional decomposition paradigm and the object oriented (OO) paradigm are addressed. Methodologies have been identified as very important when it comes to improving the chances of obtaining a quality product. The results of the research

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