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Quantitative Quality Evaluation and Improvement in Incremental Financial Software Development

  • Bin Xu
  • Meng Chen
  • Cun Liu
  • Juefeng Li
  • Qiwei Zhu
  • Aleksander J. Kavs
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 107)

Abstract

Software quality is extremely important in financial software development. Though incremental software development enables high quality releases, efficient quality management is essential to make the best tradeoff between schedule, effort, cost and quality in order to reduce the potential risks in financial systems. In this chapter the authors suggest quantitative quality framework with a set of evaluation, analysis and improvement approaches. Related practice in a global IT corporation shows that the approaches have significant business value in avoiding decision issues.

Keywords

Quantitative quality management Incremental financial software development Quality evaluation and improvement 

Notes

Acknowledgments

This work is part of “Global Collaborative Software Development” research project, which is an attempt to improve the dual-shore software development with integrated best practice, software engineering technology and project management methodology. The research project is funded by State Street Corporation, USA. The project is collaboration between Zhejiang University, China, and State Street Corporation, USA. All the company and product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners. The contents of this chapter are the opinions and conclusions of the authors only and do not necessarily represent the position of State Street Corporation or its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors or employees.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bin Xu
    • 1
  • Meng Chen
    • 2
  • Cun Liu
    • 2
  • Juefeng Li
    • 2
  • Qiwei Zhu
    • 2
  • Aleksander J. Kavs
    • 3
  1. 1.College of Computer Science & TechnologyZhejiang UniversityHangzhouChina
  2. 2.State Street TechnologyHangzhouPeople’s Republic of China
  3. 3.State Street CorporationBostonUSA

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