Statistical Process Control for Software Development – Six Sigma for Software revisited

  title={Statistical Process Control for Software Development – Six Sigma for Software revisited},
  author={Dr. Thomas Fehlmann},
  • Dr. Thomas Fehlmann
  • Published 2006
Six Sigma is a popular management strategy for the shop floor. Can it be applied to software? Software development is knowledge acquisition – it is different from industrial engineering. This paper explains the mathematical foundations for statistical thinking when lack of data samples prevents the use of proper statistics. The approach is based on Deming’s process chains and Akao’s Quality Function Deployment (QFD), using its ability to track requirements consistently through a complex… CONTINUE READING

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