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Software Evolution: Importance & Challenges

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_____ is the most common type of software maintenance?

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1. Which phase of the Software Maintenance Process involves end user and customer testing?

2. Which type of software maintenance deals with environment changes such as hardware, software, operating systems, or organizational policy changes?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What does software evolution refer to? Which type of software maintenance is most common? These are some of the facts you will need to be familiar with when you use this quiz and worksheet assessment.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

For this quiz, you will need to:

  • Identify the most common type of software maintenance
  • Know which phase of the Software Maintenance Process involves end user and customer testing
  • Select which type of software maintenance deals with environment changes
  • Note the phase in which software engineers develop report defining constraints and resources needed to support changes
  • Explain how the process of software evolution is described

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson, such as how the software evolution process is defined
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding types of software maintenance
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about specific phases of the Software Maintenance Process

Additional Learning

If you're ready to learn more about this software engineering topic, refer to the lesson titled Software Evolution: Importance & Challenges. This lesson provides details about:

  • Which factors change during the life cycle of a piece of software
  • How many types of software maintenance are available
  • What challenges are faced by software engineers trying to maintain large software systems
  • How many phases are in the maintenance phase process model
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