Issue No. 04 - July-Aug. (2012 vol. 29)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MS.2012.72
Marcos Kalinowski , Kali Software
David N. Card , Det Norske Veritas
Guilherme H. Travassos , Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
Default causal analysis (DCA) or defect prevention is required by higher-maturity-level software development processes such as the Brazilian Software Process Improvement Reference Model and Capability Maturity Model Integration. The authors ask and answer questions about implementing it in lower-maturity organizations. In the related web extra entitled “Evidence-Based Guidelines on Defect Causal Analysis,” authors Marcos Kalinowski, David N. Card, and Guilherme H. Travassos discuss the basics of research protocol.
software process improvement, default causal analysis, DCA, defect prevention
Marcos Kalinowski, David N. Card, Guilherme H. Travassos, "Evidence-Based Guidelines to Defect Causal Analysis", IEEE Software, vol. 29, no. , pp. 16-18, July-Aug. 2012, doi:10.1109/MS.2012.72