Richard Turner (software)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
For other people of the same name, see Richard Turner (disambiguation).

Richard Turner (born 1954)[1] is a Distinguished Service Professor in the School of Systems and Enterprises of Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, New Jersey.[2] He is also a Visiting Scientist at the Software Engineering Institute of Carnegie Mellon University.

Turner has a BA in Mathematics from Huntingdon College, an MS in Computer Science from the University of Louisiana-Lafayette, and a DSc in Engineering Management from the George Washington University.[2]

Much of his research has been supporting the U.S. Department of Defense, particularly on the integration of systems and software engineering and the acquisition of complex defense systems.[3]

He has authored / co authored several books:[2]-

  • CMMI (Capability Maturity Model Integration) Distilled: A Practical Introduction to Integrated Process Improvement, by Dennis M. Ahern, Aaron Clouse, Richard Turner: Addison-Wesley, (Third Edition 2008). ISBN 0-321-46108-8
  • CMMI Survival Guide: Just enough process improvement, by Suzanne Garcia, Richard Turner: Addison-Wesley, (2007). ISBN 0-321-42277-5
  • Balancing Agility and Discipline: A Guide for the Perplexed by Barry Boehm, Richard Turner: Addison-Wesley, (Paperback - September 26, 2003) ISBN 0-321-18612-5
  • An interactive simulator for MATHILDA-RIKKE on multics: Concept, design and implementation by Richard Turner, Publisher: Computer Science Dept., University of Southwestern, Louisiana (1977)


  1. ^ Garcia, Suzanne; Turner, Richard, 1954- (2007). CMMI survival guide just enough process improvement. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Addison-Wesley. ISBN 0-321-42277-5. 
  2. ^ a b c Stephens Web Campus bio
  3. ^ Stevens Institute of Technology Bio


  • "Richard Turner". Stephens Web Campus brief bio. Stevens Institute of Technology. 16 January 2010. Retrieved 16 January 2010. 
  • "Richard Turner". Biography. Stevens Institute of Technology. Retrieved 16 January 2010. 

External links[edit]