Software Engineering Reviews and Audits

Boyd L. Summers

January 7, 2011 by Auerbach Publications
Reference - 260 Pages - 18 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781439851456 - CAT# K12356

USD$99.95

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Features

  • Explains how to conduct internal audits and audit software suppliers
  • Describes how to structure the software development life cycle to ensure effective reviews and audits
  • Offers insight on conducting functional and physical configuration audits
  • Highlights best methods and practices

Summary

Accurate software engineering reviews and audits have become essential to the success of software companies and military and aerospace programs. These reviews and audits define the framework and specific requirements for verifying software development efforts.

Authored by an industry professional with three decades of experience, Software Engineering Reviews and Audits offers authoritative guidance for conducting and performing software first article inspections, and functional and physical configuration software audits. It prepares readers to answer common questions for conducting and performing software reviews and audits, such as: What is required, who needs to participate, and how do we ensure success in all specified requirements in test and released configuration baselines?

Complete with resource-rich appendices, this concise guide will help you:

  • Conduct effective and efficient software reviews and audits
  • Understand how to structure the software development life cycle
  • Review software designs and testing plans properly
  • Access best methods for reviews and audits
  • Achieve compliance with mandatory and contractual software requirements

The author includes checklists, sample forms, and a glossary of industry terms and acronyms to help ensure formal audits are successful the first time around. The contents of the text will help you maintain a professional setting where software is developed for profit, increase service quality, generate cost reductions, and improve individual and team efforts.