The articles in this issue are
"Documenting Software Architectures"
"Second International Conference on COTS-Based Software Systems"
"SEPG(sm) 2003 Attendance Tops 1,500"
"New CERT? Certification to Train Computer Security Incident Handlers"
"Improving Workforce Capabilities with the People Capability Maturity
Our columns in this issue are
"Some Programming Principles: Products"
"Introducing Predictable Assembly from Certifiable Components (PACC)"
The COTS Spot:
"CMMI? and BSCC"
"Use Care When Downloading and Installing Programs"
Software Product Lines:
"What's the Difference Between Product Line Scope and Product Line
CMMI in Focus:
"Using CMMI? Appraisals in Acquisition--A Primer"
include features on the Capability Maturity Model? Integration
(CMMI?) effort, software product lines, the Personal Software
Process(sm) and Team Software Process(sm), computer and Internet
security, requirements engineering, and COTS software.
interactive team is interested in your comments, questions, and
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Mellon, CERT, CERT Coordination Center, CMM, CMMI, and OCTAVE are
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Usage Risk Evaluation; CURE; EPIC; Evolutionary Process for Integrating
COTS-Based Systems; Framework for Software Product Line Practice; IDEAL;
Interim Profile; OAR; Operationally Critical Threat, Asset, and
Vulnerability Evaluation; Options Analysis for Reengineering; Personal
Software Process; PLTP; Product Line Technical Probe; PSP; SCAMPI;
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