WIT Press


Tool Support For Software Quality Assurance

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/SQM940442

Volume

9

Pages

16

Published

1994

Size

1,474 kb

Author(s)

L. Fernandez Sanz

Abstract

Tool support for software quality assurance L. Fernandez Sanz Departmento de Lenguajes y Sistemas fm/ormaZzcos e 7%#emerm de/ ^o/^are de Informdtica, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Spain Abstract This paper provides an analysis of two important factors for introducing project Software Quality Assurance (SQA) activities tool support: tool selection and availability of SQA tools (software tools). Firstly, SQA activities during software development projects are reviewed under the perspective of Software Engineering standards. The paper uses these activities as a basis for providing a method to establish an adequate SQA tools introduction strategy that can be applied to any software development organization. Proposed tool selection approach is an attempt to extend author's CASE selection method based on the Capability Maturity Model (CMM). Finally, the paper discusses the availability of appropiate SQA tools. Tools panorama often leads software professionals to look for alternative

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