computer-aided software engineering

(redirected from CASE tool)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Wikipedia.
Related to CASE tool: CASE technology

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.
References in periodicals archive ?
In 1990, CASE tool use appeared to be more prevalent in large firms (greater than $100 million).
Alignment with the leading CASE technology players like InfoSpan will accelerate the use of the Information Model at the workgroup level by bridging applications development information across CASE tools.
For example, the Business Case tool provides measurable ROI by allowing carriers to compare five-year equipment, power, real estate and operational costs for various solutions.
Chikofsky described this novel use of CASE tools in several papers in the late 1970s, but few in the computer community showed interest.
Strom also has served in sales management and consulting roles for a number of leading companies throughout his career, including: Answersoft, a provider of computer-telephony integration software; the CASE tools division of Texas Instruments Software; Multitrack Software Development Corporation, a company delivering project management software to IT organizations; and Project Software & Development Inc.
com will help those faced with the challenges of managing foreign exchange remain current on best practices, raise important issues and trends for discussion, create awareness of new topics and trends, and provide users with access to business case tools to help justify system, policy, and process improvements.
We don't believe that software professionals should allow their platform to interfere with the quality CASE tools they really want or be forced to spend up to three times more on the ones they don't," states company President Doug Rosenberg.
Westmount's main products are Westmount I-CASE Yourdon (for Information System Development) and Westmount I-CASE Ward/Mellor (for Technical Systems Development) formerly known as ISEE and TSEE, which are fully integrated CASE tools for analysis, design, implementation and maintenance.
With over seven years' investment in the development of Enterprise Architect, the company's motivated team of employees are dedicated to the ongoing development and support of software tools, object-oriented methodologies and CASE tools.
CARDtools is an integrated set of CASE tools featuring all the functionality software designers and developers need.