Grand Challenges for software development


Professor C.A.R. Hoare and other researchers have put together a list of challenges to computer science research for the years to come:


 


Computing needs a Grand Challenge


http://www.theregister.co.uk/2004/06/14/grand_challenge_compsci/


http://research.microsoft.com/projects/Grand%20Challenges/Grand%20Challenges.htm


 


The Grand Challenges for computer science


http://www.computing.co.uk/News/1143845


 


Most likely, they are going to accomplish their goals.


 


In the meantime, what about putting Grand Challenges for software development, today?


 


Grand Challenge No. 1:


Turn mediocre software to a quality standard worthy of its price. Delight software consumers with software of exceptional quality, on time, within budget and complete.


 


which else?


 

Comments (1)

  1. Duncan Jones says:

    Grand challenge #2

    Write software which uses evolution to counter security attacks on it and is able to share the fruits of that evolution with other copies of the software so that virus writers get plain out-evolved.