Item description for Software Quality: State of the Art in Management, Testing, and Tools by Martin Wieczorek...
This book compiles current trends in software quality management and testing. Selected practitioners, experts and researchers contribute articles that provide both overviews over important topics as well as practical experience and insights from software development projects in industry. The topics include knowledge management QA and testing in the areas of web+based applications and railway/safety critical systems, cost effectiveness of quality management systems, test process improvement, testing of non-functional requirements and test tool trends.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.66" Width: 7.58" Height: 0.84" Weight: 2.36 lbs.
Release Date Mar 23, 2001
ISBN 354041441X ISBN13 9783540414414
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For advanced SQA pros and academics Jun 13, 2001
The first two parts of this 3-part book are a collection of monographs and essays on software quality management and certification and testing topics. The third part is devoted to software quality and testing tools.
Since I am more interested in processes and techniques I focused more on the first two parts, which were truly state-of-the-art with respect to subject matter and approach.
Among Part I's highlights were the essays on knowledge and quality management, and cost benefit models for quality assurance. Other essays (paradigms of software quality management and software development, and process-oriented software quality management) were well written and filled with original thinking, but this ground has been covered by so many authors that my interest waned.
Part II, Certification and Testing, had an excellent essay on testing web and e-business applications that I particularly liked. If you are in the embedded or safety-critical development and QA environment, the essay on certifying and testing these systems is definitely worthwhile.
This 288 page book is copiously illustrated with 99 figures and 14 tables. If you are looking for a book on software testing this is not it. It is best suited for advanced SQA practitioners and academics. If you are among that group it is a worthwhile read and will give you fresh ideas and keep you up-to-date in your professional reading. For the audience I cited it is a five star book and highly recommended.