Appendix. PSP, TSP, and CMMI

The essays in this book make frequent reference to three process methodologies for which Watts Humphrey led design efforts as a senior fellow at the Software Engineering Institute (SEI) of Carnegie Mellon University: the Capability Maturity Model (CMM), the Personal Software Process (PSP), and the Team Software Process (TSP). For extensive information on these topics, see the Watts Humphrey books listed in the bibliography and visit the SEI website at The following are brief descriptions of these three methodologies.

The Personal Software Process (PSP)1

1 Source: Watts S. Humphrey. 2000. The Personal Software Process (PSP). CMU/SEI-2000-TR-022. Pittsburgh, PA: Software Engineering Institute. Available ...

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