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Applied Software Measurement: Global Analysis of Productivity and Quality / Edition 3
     

Applied Software Measurement: Global Analysis of Productivity and Quality / Edition 3

by Capers Jones
 

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ISBN-10: 0071502440

ISBN-13: 9780071502443

Pub. Date: 05/09/2008

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

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

Overview

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

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071502443
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
05/09/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
662
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.60(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Introduction

Chapter 2. The History and Evolution of Software Metrics

Chapter 3. United States Averages for Software Productivity and Quality

Chapter 4. The Mechanics of Measurement: Building a Baseline

Chapter 5. Measuring Software Quality and User Satisfaction

Chapter 6. Measurements, Metrics, and Industry Leadership

Chapter 7. Summary of Problems in Software Measurement

Appendix: Rules for Counting Procedural Source Code

Index

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