Title

Optimization of software development life cycle process to minimize the delivered defect density

Article Type

Research Article

Publication Title

OPSEARCH

Abstract

Many organizations utilize information technology to gain competitive advantage. As the need for software increased, the number of software companies and the competition among them also increased. The software organizations in countries like India can no longer survive based on cost advantage alone. The companies need to deliver defect-free software on time within the budgeted cost. This paper is a case study on minimizing the delivered defect density by optimally executing the various phases in software development life cycle process. The implementation of the study on four projects has shown that the delivered defect density can be minimized by executing the software development process with optimum settings suggested by the methodology. The project managers can also utilize the approach to achieve the goals set on other important output characteristics like productivity, schedule, etc.

First Page

1199

Last Page

1212

DOI

10.1007/s12597-019-00414-y

Publication Date

12-1-2019

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