A recent ExecutiveBrief Software Development Trends Survey of more than 500 senior-level business leaders and software development professionals indicates a more optimistic outlook for business in 2010 as compared to 2009, with significant budget increases and a return to hiring.

Beyond the promise of an improved business environment, the survey indicated clearer preference in the need for software development support and preferred methodologies. Regarding process maturity and quality models of choice, one-third chose ISO 9000, as compared to 22 percent in 2009. Eighteen percent selected Six Sigma, down from 25 percent in 2009.

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