The IFPUG Guide to IT and Software Measurement

The widespread deployment of millions of current and emerging software applications has placed software economic studies among the most critical of any form of business analysis. Unfortunately, a lack of an integrated suite of metrics makes software economic analysis extremely difficult. The Interna...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: IFPUG.
Format: eBook
Published: Hoboken CRC Press 2012
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Collection: O'Reilly - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • 27. SOS
  • Application Quality Issues!28. Ssoftware Measurement and Service Levels; 29. Software Measurement in Procurement Contracts; 30. Request for Proposal Management: Answering Metrics-Based Bids; Section X: Process Improvement: Introduction; 31. Software Measurements: Effective utilization of Software Testing Measurements; 32. A Framework to Implement Statistical Process Control; 33. Human Performance Improvement: Measuring the Real Change of Process Improvement; 34. Understanding your Organization's Best Software Development Practices; 35. Process Improvement
  • 20. Deriving Business Value Measures for Business InitiativesSection VII: New Technologies And Environments: Introduction; 21. Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Function Point Analysis: A Possible Approach and a Practical Experience; 22. Mobile Applications, Functional Analysis, and the customer experience; 23. loud Computing Solution Measurement; Section VIII: non-functional and agile: Introduction; 24. Software Measurement and Agile Development; 25. Agile Estimation Using Functional Metrics; 26. Software Non-Functional assessment Process; Section IX: Outsourcing: Introduction
  • 6. Effort Estimation for Software Projects7. Software and Web Effort Estimation via Predictive and Diagnostic Reasoning; 8. An Experience in Estimating Software Testing Effort; 9. Producing Reliable Estimates through Quantitative Uncertainty Assessment; 10. Optimism in Cost Estimation; Section IV: Function Points: Introduction; 11. The 13 Mistakes of Function Point Counting; 12. Facilitating Function Point Counts: How to ask the "Right" Questions and Get the "Right" answers for an accurate Count in an Efficient Manner; Section V: Measurement Programs: Introduction
  • 13. Measurement of Business Intelligence14. Case Studies in Measurement-Based Decision Making; 15. Measurement and Motivation; 16. Achieving Business Objectives: Building a Software Metrics Support Structure; Section VI: Metrics for the Cio
  • Business Value: Introduction; 17. Maximizing value: Understanding Metrics Paradoxes through Use of Transformation; 18. Objective-Driven Process Improvement: Connecting Improvement with Business Objectives; 19. A Framework for Implementing an Effective Software Development and Maintenance Metrics Program
  • Includes bibliographical references
  • Front Cover; Contents; Foreword; Introduction; Section I: Insights from the Experts: Introduction; 1. A Proposed Suite of Thirteen Functional Metrics for Economic Analysis; 2. A Guide to Sizing and Estimating Projects using International Function Point Users Group Function Points; Section II: Benchmarking: Introduction; 3. Acquiring external Benchmark Data; 4. Effective Applications Development and Maintenance and Support Benchmarking; 5. Benchmarking techniques and Their Applications in IT and Software Measurement; Section III: Estimation: Introduction