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Improving Service While Controlling Costs
March/April 1991 (vol. 8 no. 2)
pp. 95-96

The need for performance engineering is described in terms software managers can use to make the case to upper management. Performance engineering is defined as a method for constructing systems to meet performance objectives. As a development approach, it lies between the extremes of performance-driven development and fixing it later. Some successful applications of this approach are examined.

Index Terms:
software management; performance engineering; software managers; upper management; performance objectives; development approach; performance-driven development; quality control; software reliability
Citation:
"Improving Service While Controlling Costs," IEEE Software, vol. 8, no. 2, pp. 95-96, March-April 1991, doi:10.1109/MS.1991.10011
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