Allocation of Software Engineering Resources Using the Engineering Assistant Efficiently

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Abstract

The Insistence of software engineering managers in using only degreed software engineers results in increased costs, work dissatisfaction and high turnover rates. In this essay, we explore the traditional role of the software engineer and argue that significant savings can be realized by employing greater numbers of non-degreed "engineering assistants" to perform engineering support tasks. The guidelines mentioned are appropriate for both business and scientific software applications.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages75-76
Number of pages2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1989
Event6th Biennial IEEE-USA Careers Conference, CAREER 1989 - St. Petersburg, United States
Duration: Nov 1 1989Nov 3 1989

Conference

Conference6th Biennial IEEE-USA Careers Conference, CAREER 1989
CountryUnited States
CitySt. Petersburg
Period11/1/8911/3/89

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management
  • Engineering (miscellaneous)
  • Education

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Laplante, P. A. (1989). Allocation of Software Engineering Resources Using the Engineering Assistant Efficiently. 75-76. Paper presented at 6th Biennial IEEE-USA Careers Conference, CAREER 1989, St. Petersburg, United States. https://doi.org/10.1109/CAREER.1989.643511
Laplante, Phillip A. / Allocation of Software Engineering Resources Using the Engineering Assistant Efficiently. Paper presented at 6th Biennial IEEE-USA Careers Conference, CAREER 1989, St. Petersburg, United States.2 p.
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