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The following books make great references for learning about quality methodologies, practices and techniques.
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Automated Software Testing
The book "Automated Software Testing" published by Addison Wesley addresses the challenge for today's software professionals, who are faced with real schedule deadlines, and need to introduce, manage and perform automated testing on a project. The book, authored by local area residents Elfriede Dustin and Jeff Rashka, addresses the introduction, management and performance of automated testing.more...
Quality Web Systems
The book “Quality Web Systems” addresses the key success factors of quality web systems to include: functionality, ease of use, compatibility with a variety of browsers, security, and system performance and scalability. The book is published by Addison Wesley and authored by local area residents Elfriede Dustin and Jeff Rashka. The book offers a guide to performing test execution using several leading automated test tools. Also provided is a detailed comparison of tools offered by vendors such as Mercury, Rational, Segue, Compuware and Empirix.more...
Effective Software Testing
The book "Effective Software Testing: 50 Specific Ways to Improve Your Testing" (Addison Wesley) provides experienced-based practices and key concepts that can be used by an organization to implement a successful and efficient testing program. The book, authored by local area residents Elfriede Dustin and Jeff Rashka, provides a distilled collection of techniques and discussions that can be directly applied by software personnel to improve their products, and to avoid making costly mistakes and oversights.more...
The Road Map to Software Engineering: A Standards-Based Guide
The Road Map to Software Engineering: A Standards-Based Guide organizes relevant IEEE software and systems standards using two frameworks: the SWEBOK Guide's topical knowledge areas and the widely used IEEE/EIA 12207 standard. This useful guide is endorsed and recommended by the Software and Systems Engineering Standards Committee of the IEEE Computer Society for both practitioners and students.
W. Edwards Deming "Out of the Crisis" Book Description
Presents the assertion that America needs a new style of management and of governmental relations with industry. A reprint of the 1986 version, based on W. Edwards Deming's 14 Points For Management. Offers a theory about why current management has gone wrong and what to replace it with. Softcover. DLC: Industrial management.
About the Author
W. Edwards Deming (1900-1993) was an international consultant in quality and productivity management. In 1987 President Ronald Reagan awarded him the National Medal of Technology.
Juran's Quality Control Handbook
This is a Quality classic and "must have" for any quality professional. For decades, Juran's Quality Handbook has been the one essential reference in quality management and engineering—the ultimate authoritative source of answers on quality applications, procedures, techniques, and strategies. Now this Fifth Edition—a major revision and the first new edition.more...