Chapter 5. Managing Domain Processes

Domain processes are the interrelated activities specific to the functioning of the organization for which a software project is developed. The measure of quality for a software project is based on how well the software solves specific domain-related problems. For the software customer, the view is from his business domain, not that of a computer scientist or software engineer. To deliver quality software, the project manager must understand the domain for which the software solves specific needs.

There are basic questions to answer to understand the domain in which the project manager is working. These questions result in a matrix set where product class domains are mapped to product types and the software ...

Get Quality Software Project Management now with O’Reilly online learning.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from 200+ publishers.