Applied Software Measurement (eBook)

Applied Software Measurement
By:Jones, Capers;
Pub Date:May 11th 2008
Format:Electronic book text 696 pages
ISBN:0071643869 / 9780071643863
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Main description

Effectively forecast, manage, and control software across the entire project lifecycle

Accurately size, estimate, and administer software projects with real-world guidance from an industry expert. Fully updated to cover the latest tools and techniques, Applied Software Measurement, Third Edition details how to deploy a cost-effective and pragmatic analysis strategy. You will learn how to use function points and baselines, implement benchmarks and tracking systems, and perform efficiency tests. Full coverage of the latest regulations, metrics, and standards is included.

  • Measure performance at the requirements, coding, testing, and installation phases
  • Set function points for efficiency, cost, market share, and customer satisfaction
  • Analyze quality and productivity using assessments, benchmarks, and baselines
  • Design and manage project cost, defect, and quality tracking systems
  • Use object-oriented, reusable component, Agile, CMM, and XP methods
  • Assess defect removal efficiency using unit tests and multistage test suites


Table of contents

Chapter 1 Introduction to Measurement

Chapter 2 The History of Functional Metrics

Chapter 3 US Averages for Productivity and Quality

Chapter 4 International Averages for Productivity and Quality

Chapter 5 The Mechanics of Measurement: Building a Baseline

Chapter 6 Measuring Quality and User Satisfaction

Chapter 7 New Measures: Balanced Scorecards,Sarbanes-Oxley, Outsource Measures

Appendices

Appendix A: Example of Measured Project

Appendix B: Example of Baseline Report

Appendix C: Example of a Benchmark Report

Appendix D: Global Sources of Software Data


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