Durable Ideas in Software Engineering: Concepts, Methods and Approaches from My Virtual Toolbox

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Methods, Process & Metrics

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James J. Cusick

Abstract

Introduction of software lifecycles, development of process models, review of existing development approaches. Introduction of software metrics and their uses. Comparison of several models of development from waterfall to spiral to incremental to rapid application development to Agile. Establishment of metrics explained as the basis for managing development lifecycles and projects.

Keywords:

Software process, software process engineering, software lifecycles, waterfall development, spiral development, incremental development, Agile development, domain modeling, CMMI, software metrics, GQM, estimation, complexity measurement, reliability, availability, performance.

Affiliation:

New York City, USA