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Software quality: perceptions of managers and developers.

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dc.contributor.author Ó hAodha, Mícheál
dc.contributor.author Richardson, Ita
dc.date.accessioned 2012-03-08T16:38:45Z
dc.date.available 2012-03-08T16:38:45Z
dc.date.issued 2006
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/2075
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract The research presented in this paper focuses on software quality in small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in Ireland. We carried out qualitative research with software developers and managers, where we examined the general state of software quality within their company and followed this up with a detailed analysis of the specific software quality and maintenance processes used in their company. Following data analysis we achieved an understanding of the attitudes of management and developers towards a range of issues. Those presented in this paper include the priority given to software process, the ranking of software processes and market-driving considerations. We conclude that there are still two major stakeholders who need to be convinced – management and customers – before software process will be adopted on a wide scale among SMEs. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Software quality Managment Conference;10-12 October
dc.subject SMEs en_US
dc.subject Ireland en_US
dc.subject software quality management en_US
dc.title Software quality: perceptions of managers and developers. en_US
dc.type Conference item en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.type.restriction none en
dc.contributor.sponsor SFI

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