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Issue No. 06 - November/December (2003 vol. 20)
ISSN: 0740-7459
pp: 28-34
Michael Cusumano , Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Bill Crandall , Hewlett-Packard
Alan MacCormack , Harvard University
Chris F. Kemerer , University of Pittsburgh
ABSTRACT
<p>The worldwide boom in IT use has spurred software development efforts around the globe. The authors? research program focuses on collecting quantitative data about several countries? current practices and performance, their adoption of competing models of software development, and analysis of the impact of these practices on performance. The authors surveyed 104 software development projects in India, Japan, Europe, and the US.</p>
INDEX TERMS
Indian software industry, Japanese software industry, daily builds, software development process, waterfall model, iterative development, software defects, software process models, software quality, software productivity, international software surveys
CITATION
Michael Cusumano, Bill Crandall, Alan MacCormack, Chris F. Kemerer, "Software Development Worldwide: The State of the Practice", IEEE Software, vol. 20, no. , pp. 28-34, November/December 2003, doi:10.1109/MS.2003.1241363
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