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

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"Software Engineering now occupies a central place in the development of technology and in the advancement of the economy. From telecommunications to aerospace and from cash registers to medical ...
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Pp. 233-254 (22)

James J. Cusick

Abstract

Discussion of a topic not often covered in software engineering books. Based on real world experience running a large enterprise support organization responsible for a portfolio of web applications managing hundreds of millions of dollars of revenue. The scope, methods, and techniques of organizing and managing support engineering organization are presented and explained. This includes software delivery, software maintenance, software evolution, and more. Discussion of concepts of system drift introduced for the first time.

Keywords:

Software support, software support engineering, proactive monitoring, ITIL, incident response, problem management, change management, system drift, support framework.

Affiliation:

New York City, USA