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Issue No.03 - May/June (2009 vol.26)
pp: 58-64
Ronald Kirk Kandt , Jet Propulsion Laboratory
ABSTRACT
The Jet Propulsion Laboratory has undergone a software process improvement effort over the past several years. This article describes the software development processes that one project used to satisfy the goals and practices of a leading software process standard. It also identifies the impact of a higher level of software development maturity on the project's software engineering and assurance activities.
INDEX TERMS
software process improvement, software quality assurance
CITATION
Ronald Kirk Kandt, "Experiences in Improving Flight Software Development Processes", IEEE Software, vol.26, no. 3, pp. 58-64, May/June 2009, doi:10.1109/MS.2009.66
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