Practical Support for Lean Six Sigma Software Process Definition: Using IEEE Software Engineering Standards

Practical Support for Lean Six Sigma Software Process Definition: Using IEEE Software Engineering Standards

Author(s): Susan K. Land, Douglas B. Smith, John W. Walz

Print ISBN: 9780470170809

Online ISBN: 9780470289969

DOI: 10.1002/9780470289969

Author Biography


About the Author

SUSAN K. LAND is employed by MITRE, a not-for-profit organization chartered to operate in the public interest. She has more than twenty years of industry experience in the practical application of software engineering methodologies. Ms. Land is an active volunteer supporting the IEEE Computer Society. A former vice president of the Standards Activities Board (SAB) for the Computer Society, she now serves as a member of this board and as a member of the Software and Systems Engineering Standards Committee (S2ESC). She is also the author of Jumpstart CMM/CMMI Software Process Improvement: Using IEEE Software Engineering Standards, and with John W. Walz, Practical Support for CMMI SW Software Project Documentation: Using IEEE Software Engineering Standards, and Practical Support for ISO 9001 Software Project Documentation: Using IEEE Software Engineering Standards (all published by Wiley).

DOUGLAS B. SMITH is a Northrop Grumman Information Technology Technical Fellow and Program Manager of the Northrop Grumman IT Defense Group Lean Six Sigma Program. He is a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt and has been involved in process improvement since 1987. He is a member of the IEEE and IEEE Computer Society.

JOHN W. WALZ retired as senior manager of supply chain management at Lucent Technologies. His thirty-year career at Lucent & AT&T was highlighted by customer-focused and results-oriented management. Mr. Walz is Vice President of the SAB and also serves as a member of the S2ESC.

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