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Issues in Tool Acquisition

September 1991 Technical Report
Paul Zarrella, Dennis B. Smith, Edwin J. Morris

This 1991 technical report identifies issues involved in the acquisition of CASE tools.

Publisher:

Software Engineering Institute

CMU/SEI Report Number

CMU/SEI-91-TR-008

Abstract

This technical report identifies issues involved in the acquisition of Computer Aided Software Engineering (CASE) tools. Among the issues identified and discussed are cost, performance, process support, maintenance, data management, tool integration, and standardization. The report concludes with recommendations intended for individuals or groups responsible for acquiring CASE tools.