computer-aided software engineering

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computer-aided software engineering

[kəm′pyüd·ər ‚ād·əd ‚sȯft‚wer en·jə′nir·iŋ]
(computer science)
The use of software packages to assist in all phases of the development of an information system, including analysis, design, and programming. Abbreviated CASE.
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Just as the visible tip of an iceberg represents only one-fifth to one-seventh of its true size, the vendor's price of a CASE tool represents only a small portion of the true adoption cost of CASE.
According to Mantha, the Silverrun CASE tool, in turn, (2) provides both the church and the rules on how to worship; that is, provides some automated control and feedback on both the process and product of systems development.
This study reports on a survey of IS professionals in the United States to compare CASE tool adopters to non-adopters today with CASE tool adopters and non-adopters of a decade ago.
The SoDIS process when incorporated into software projects as a pre-audit CASE tool will lead to ethically sound software.
Having a single CASE tool is like having a single screwdriver.
Banker and Kauffman [2] found an order of magnitude increase in software development productivity in their analysis of 20 projects that applied a CASE tool emphasizing reusability.
In this article, we report the results of an initial, exploratory investigation into the desired features of what we call a "collaborative support tool," such as a CASE tool.
In the area of tool integration, Motif has become a de facto standard for CASE tool user interfaces in the Unix environment, while Presentation Manager and Windows 3.
Softricity commissioned Forrester Consulting to help create the ROV Calculator and to ensure that it meets the Forrester TEI(TM) fundamentals and principles of a sound business case tool.
Kosar is skilled in dimensional modeling techniques, case tools, data quality and JAD facilitation, and has significant experience in the startup of Enterprise Data Architecture functions within major Financial Service organizations.
The transition from CASE tools to analysis, modeling, and design (AMD) tools software represents a market maturity that dramatizes the shift to having tools that are more useful and speed software development in many cases.