CMMI – Measurement and Analysis (MA)

The Measurement and Analysis process area involves the following:Specifying the objectives of measurement and analysis such that they are aligned with identified information needs and objectives Specifying the measures, analysis techniques, and mechanism for data ...

My project should be compliant

One of the greatest challenges in projects is the need to comply with certain rules and regulations, both internal and external to the organization executing them. Traditionally, compliance is documented as requirements (typically non-functional) during the project plan ...

Software inspection

Inspection in software engineering, refers to peer review of any work product by trained individuals who look for defects using a well defined process. An inspection might also be referred to as a Fagan inspection after Michael Fagan, the creator of a very popular software inspection proce ...

Help! Your project has been selected for an audit–what now?

“You've been selected for an audit.” are not the words most project managers want to hear. Their fears are understandable. An audit means scrutiny. Coordination and time is required when the project manager's plate is often already full. There are concerns about the outcome and its eff ...

CMMI – Product And Process Quality Assurance

The Process and Product Quality Assurance process area involves the following:Objectively evaluating performed processes, work products, and services against the applicable process descriptions, standards, and procedures Identifying and documenting noncompliance i ...

Managing Quality, 6th Edition

An essential quality management resource for students and practitioners alike—now in its sixth editionThis popular and highly successful text on Quality Management has been fully revised and updated to reflect recent developments in the field. New to the Sixth Edition is timely cover ...

Top 8 Configuration Management Tools

In a nutshell configuration management involves the detailed updating and recording of information that describes an enterprise’s software and hardware. It covers both device configuration management and the whole set of processes related to network operations and support. Some the actio ...