About the Author
JAMES W. MOORE is a thirty-five-year veteran of software engineering and a fifteen-year veteran of software engineering standardization. With degrees from the University of North Carolina and Syracuse, he has worked in both the commercial and defense sectors for IBM and, now, The MITRE Corporation. Currently he serves as the Vice President for Electronic Products and Services of the IEEE Computer Society and as the liaison between ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 7 and the IEEE Software and Systems Engineering Standards Committee, the world's two largest providers of software and systems engineering standards. He is an Executive Editor of the IEEE Computer Society's Guide to the Software Engineering Body of Knowledge and a member of the Editorial Board of the recent revision of the Encyclopedia of Software Engineering.