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Software Life Cycle Management Standards by David Wright

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CHAPTER 3: WHAT IS ISO/IEC 19770?

Oh no! Not another standard!

It may be apparent that I have avoided using the term SAM to a large extent in this book. This is deliberate on my part since, as I have mentioned earlier, I regard SAM as only one component of software life cycle management, a component largely in the domain of the software consumer.

While ISO/IEC 19770 came about largely as a result of the problems faced by SAM practitioners, from my own point of view the impact of the standards is greater and their use can benefit many aspects of the software life cycle. I hope that, overall, this book starts to show this and allows the reader to look for further benefits outside the SAM domain.

There are those, quite correctly, that make the point ...

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