Lean Six Sigma and IEEE Standards for Better Software Engineering
For this Meet the Authors segment, IEEE Computer Society Press authors Susan K. (Kathy) Land and John W. Walz discuss their latest book, Practical Support for Lean Six Sigma Software Process Definition: Using IEEE Software Engineering Standards. Drawing on examples from the Department of Defense, NASA, and even "cowboy" late-night video game programming, the authors argue that standards and processes need to be clearly established before you can improve them.
Too Soon to Tell Interview With David Alan Grier
For this Meet the Authors segment, IEEE Computer Society Press author David Alan Grier discusses the ways in which computing technologies developed during World War II have influenced families, businesses, and everyday people ever since. Grier's new book, Too Soon to Tell: Essays for the End of the Computing Revolution, collects these stories and many more.