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Column: Practitioner Notes: Unleash the POWER to Improve

Summary: [This abstract is based on the editor's abstract.]

Process improvement takes discipline and hard work. Organizations that succeed in their efforts all possess the POWER to improve - POWER being an acronym for Predisposition, Outlook, Wherewithal, Evaluation, and Resources. This article examines why these key ingredients are necessary to effect true software process improvement.

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  • Topics: Change Management
  • Keywords: Change management,Quality improvement (QI),Performance objectives
  • Author: Dekkers, Carol A.
  • Journal: Software Quality Professional Magazine