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IEEE Software May/June 2008 (Vol. 25, No. 3)  ISSN: 0740-7459  

Table of Contents

From the Editor
The Infamous Ratio Measure Hakan Erdogmus, National Research Council Canada pp. 4-7

Requiring Design, Designing Requirements  pp. 8-9

Voice of Evidence
Improving Evidence about Software Technologies: A Look at Model-Based Testing
Arilo Dias Neto, COPPE/Federal University of Rio de Janeiro pp. 10-13
Web Extra:
Supplementary PDF. "Method: How We Selected and Analyzed the Studies."
Design Strategy Rebecca J. Wirfs-Brock, Wirfs-Brock Associates pp. 14-15

Requirements Elicitation with and for Older Adults Helena Sustar, pp. 16-17

On Architecture
Architectural Organizational Patterns Grady Booch, IBM pp. 18-19

User Centric
Getting Software RITE Jeff Patton, independent consultant pp. 20-21

Tools of the Trade
Software Builders Diomidis Spinellis, Athens University of Economics Pp. 22-23

Guest Editors' Introduction
The Case for Quantitative Process Management  Bill Curtis, CAST Software pp. 24-28

Quantitative Project Management
Stochastic Optimization Modeling and Quantitative Project Management
Uma Sudhakar Rao,  pp. 29-36

Making Statistics Part of Decision Making in an Engineering Organization
David N. Card, Det Norske VeritasP p. 37-47

Point/Counterpoint  Ed Weller, Integrated Productivity Solutions, LLC  pp. 48-51

Guest Editor's Introduction
Open Source Software in Industry  Christof Ebert, Vector pp. 52-53
Open Source
Should You Adopt Open Source Software? Kris Ven, University of Antwerp pp. 54-59

The Bazaar inside the Cathedral: Business Models for Internal Markets
Jacco Wesselius, Philips Healthcare pp. 60-66

Software Technology
RFID Applications: Interfacing with Readers  Christian Floerkemeier,  pp. 67-70

Requirements Engineering
Implementing Requirements Engineering Processes: Using Cooperative Self-Assessment and Improvement  Jörg Dörr,  pp. 71-77

Development Estimation
Avoiding Irrelevant and Misleading Information When Estimating Development Effort
Magne Jørgensen, Simula Research Laboratory pp. 78-83

Self-Management Systems
Flexible Self-Management Using the Model-View-Controller Pattern
Edward Curry, National University of Ireland, Galway pp. 84-90

Ultralarge Systems: Redefining Software Engineering? Greg Goth pp. 91-94

Loyal Opposition
Software: Hero or Zero? Robert L. Glass, Griffith University pp. 96, 95