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The Watts New Collection: Columns by the SEI’s Watts Humphrey

  • Abstract

    Since June 1998, Watts Humphrey took readers of news@sei and its predecessor SEI Interactive on a process-improvement journey, step by step, in his column Watts New. The column explored the problem of setting impossible dates for project completion, planning as a team using TSP, the importance of removing software defects, applying discipline to software development, approaching managers about a process improvement effort, and making a persuasive case for implementing it. After 10 years, Watts is taking a well-deserved retirement from writing the quarterly column. But you can still enjoy vintage Watts New columns, including all of the above topics, in the (news@sei archives) or in the Watts New Collection.

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SEI

Humphrey, Watts. The Watts New Collection: Columns by the SEI’s Watts Humphrey (CMU/SEI-2009-SR-024). Software Engineering Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, 2009. http://resources.sei.cmu.edu/library/asset-view.cfm?AssetID=8925

IEEE

Humphrey. Watts, "The Watts New Collection: Columns by the SEI’s Watts Humphrey," Software Engineering Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Special Report CMU/SEI-2009-SR-024, 2009. http://resources.sei.cmu.edu/library/asset-view.cfm?AssetID=8925

APA

Humphrey, Watts. (2009). The Watts New Collection: Columns by the SEI’s Watts Humphrey (CMU/SEI-2009-SR-024). Retrieved December 18, 2014, from the Software Engineering Institute, Carnegie Mellon University website: http://resources.sei.cmu.edu/library/asset-view.cfm?AssetID=8925

CHI

Watts Humphrey. The Watts New Collection: Columns by the SEI’s Watts Humphrey (CMU/SEI-2009-SR-024). Pittsburgh, PA: Software Engineering Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, 2009. http://resources.sei.cmu.edu/library/asset-view.cfm?AssetID=8925

MLA

Humphrey, Watts. 2009. The Watts New Collection: Columns by the SEI’s Watts Humphrey (Technical Report CMU/SEI-2009-SR-024). Pittsburgh: Software Engineering Institute, Carnegie Mellon University. http://resources.sei.cmu.edu/library/asset-view.cfm?AssetID=8925