Perfectionism and Rigidity to Pragmatism and Flexibility
emergence of e-business has radically changed the software development
constraints: compressed time scale ("Web time"), large
number of unknown users, frequent changes and higher risks are some
examples of this new context.
quality approach has to take these factors into account. It must
be aimed at the real world, not strive towards perfection. However,
the risk taking must be permanently monitored and kept under control.
In order to meet this challenge, TESSERRACK has extended its quality
system towards risk analysis and process maturity with the CMMI
meet short development times, more steps are performed in parallel.
Hence, control points have to be distributed over phase overlaps.
In addition, risk analysis is more focused on prevention and relies
on a comprehensive list of generic risks for e-business projects.
an increased number of project actors and a geographically distributed
organization, the communication and reporting processes are of key
importance. They are closely related to the configuration and change
management processes. Thus, the project manager keeps continuous
visibility on the project situation.
quality factors such as usability, scalability and flexibility now
play a more and more important role for design issues and testing
organisation with a good internal knowledge of their abilities and
limitations are in a position to operate successfully and on a long-term
basis in the e-business context.