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Showing 1 - 10 of 15 results for the Author - watts s. humphrey , Type - White Paper

White Paper | October 2009 - White Paper The Software Quality Profile By Watts S. Humphrey

The software community has been slow to use data to measure software quality. This paper discusses the reasons for this problem and describes a way to use process measurements to assess product quality.

White Paper | July 2009 - White Paper Why Don't They Practice What We Preach? By Watts S. Humphrey

One of the most intractable problems in software is getting engineers to consistently use effective methods. The Software Engineering Institute has worked on this problem for a number of years and has developed effective methods for addressing it.

White Paper | August 1996 - White Paper Estimating With Objects - Part II By Watts S. Humphrey

This is the second of a series of columns on software project estimating. It discusses program size and it provides a general background for all the columns to follow.

White Paper | November 1996 - White Paper Estimating With Objects - Part V By Watts S. Humphrey

This column is the fifth in a series about estimating. It continues the discussion of how to make size estimates.

White Paper | October 1995 - White Paper The Changing World of Software By Watts S. Humphrey

Few expect software to be delivered on time and defect-free. How long will customers tolerate such performance? A closer look at the industry reveals that the software world needs to change.

White Paper | January 1997 - White Paper Estimating With Objects - Part VII By Watts S. Humphrey

This column is the seventh in a series about estimating. This column continues the discussion of how to make software estimates.

White Paper | February 1997 - White Paper Estimating With Objects - Part VIII By Watts S. Humphrey

This column is the eighth in a series about estimating. This column continues the discussion of how to make software estimates.

White Paper | October 1996 - White Paper Estimating With Objects - Part IV By Watts S. Humphrey

This column is the fourth in a series about estimating. It continues the discussion of how to make size estimates.

White Paper | December 1996 - White Paper Estimating With Objects - Part VI By Watts S. Humphrey

This column is the sixth in a series about estimating. It continues the discussion of how to make size estimates.

White Paper | July 1996 - White Paper Estimating With Objects - Part I By Watts S. Humphrey

This column starts a series on estimating. In this first column, Watts Humphrey talks about why one should make estimates and then briefly discusses the elements of estimating.