Introduction

Chapter
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Information Systems book series (BRIEFSINORMAT)

Abstract

In the following sections, this book’s topic is introduced, objectives and research questions are discussed, and the course of action is sketched. First of all, the setting for software testing is described. Since the advent of computers, the available computational power and the capacity of memory and storage systems have grown exponentially. At the same time, computer systems decreased in size and their prices plummeted. But it was software that made the vast computational power operational. Software enables humans to take advantage of general purpose computers for distinct applications in business, science, communications, specialized fields such as healthcare, and entertainment.

Keywords

Software Testing Software Development Project Failed Project Open Research Question General Purpose Computer 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut für WirtschaftsinformatikWestfälische Wilhelms-UniversitätMünsterGermany

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