WIT Press

Software Product Evaluation Metrics: A Methodological Approach

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/SQM940052

Pages

11

Published

1994

Size

732 kb

Author(s)

A. Jeanrenaud & P. Romanazzi

Abstract

Software product evaluation metrics: a methodological approach A. Jeanrenaud & P. Romanazzi , 700^0 l/Wenzono ABSTRACT This paper reports essentials of a software product evaluation methodology, called CDSEM (Checklist Driven Software Evaluation Methodology), designed by Software Quality Laboratory of Tecnopolis CSATA Novus Ortus. Our intention is to focalize the use of software evaluation metrics in the framework of our methodology. We consider software product as composed by different parts: software system, product documentation, user documentation, support services and distribution media. Each component needs a specific set of metrics and tools for the evaluation process. After each component has been evaluated, the methodology provides an unified assessment process. The methodology proposes the evaluation models in accordance with the standard ISO 9126 (Information technology - Software product evaluation - Quality characteristics and guideli

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