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A method for evaluating the compliance of software to a standard quality process includes establishing a standard quality process that includes a plurality of stages, each of the plurality of stages corresponding to a software development process. A plurality of objective qualifiers associated with the standard quality process are defined, and a weighting factor is assigned to each of the plurality of objective qualifiers. The method also includes applying each of the plurality of objective qualifiers to a software application, and determining a field worthiness score corresponding to the correlation of the software application with each of the objective qualifiers.

Title
Methods and systems for evaluating the compliance of software to a quality benchmark
Application Number
11/445201
Publication Number
7788632 (B2)
Application Date
June 2, 2006
Publication Date
August 31, 2010
Inventor
Lillian Zelinski
Alexandria
VA, US
Wanda L Key
Haymarket
VA, US
Anthony E Kuester
Vienna
VA, US
Agent
Lewis and Roca
Assignee
United States Postal Service
DC, US
IPC
G06F 9/45
G06F 9/44
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