Applied software measurement : global analysis of productivity and quality / Capers Jones.

Jones, Capers [Browse]
Third edition.
New York : McGraw-Hill, 2008.
xxxii, 662 p. : ill.


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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
Bibliographic Level Mode of Issuance: Monograph
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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  • The history and evolution of software metrics
  • United States averages for software productivity and quality
  • The mechanics of measurement : building a baseline
  • Measuring software quality and user satisfaction
  • Measurements, metrics, and industry leadership
  • Summary of problems in sotware measurement
  • Appendix : Rules for counting procedural source code.
  • 1-281-29666-X
  • 9786611296667
  • 0-07-164386-9
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