WIT Press


Automatic Metrics To Measure The Efficiency Of Technical Reviews

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/SQM950161

Volume

13

Pages

12

Published

1995

Size

1,031 kb

Author(s)

J.B. Iniesta

Abstract

Automatic metrics to measure the efficiency of technical reviews J.B. Iniesta Quality Group 4000, Telefonica Investigation y Desarrollo, ABSTRACT In SQM-94 in Edinburgh I presented a paper whose title was A Tool and a Set of Metrics to Support Technical Reviews [1.] That paper had two distinct parts, the tool to automate the technical review process and the metrics to measure and control the task. Lack of time during the presentation forbade me to explain satisfactorily the metrics part of the paper. Furthermore, since then we have made quite a lot of technical reviews and we have devised some new metrics, so now I feel we have quite a lot of new data to support our ideas about how metrics can foster and improve technical reviews. The aim of this paper is therefore to concentrate on the metrics part of technical reviews. INTRODUCTION In late 1992 our Quality Group was instructed by Management to set up technical reviews in all the projects of our Division. During 1993 we began u

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