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Point counterpoint: do standards improve quality?

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2 Author(s)
Schneidewind, N.F. ; Dept. of Inf. Sci., Naval Postgraduate Sch., Monterey, CA ; Fenton, N.

Software standards are only one of many factors that influence quality. However, there is ample evidence to suggest that, on balance, standards and their related guides and recommended practices do improve product quality. The paper discusses some examples of standards that improve software product quality. It considers whether imperfect standards are better than none at all

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Software, IEEE  (Volume:13 ,  Issue: 1 )