WIT Press


Comparative Measures Of Software Quality And Productivity Across Different Software Development Environments

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/SQM940291

Volume

8

Pages

16

Published

1994

Size

843 kb

Author(s)

R.J. Cole & D. Woods

Abstract

Comparative measures of software quality and productivity across different software development environments R.J. Cole & D. Woods Software Measurement Laboratory, Glasgow C/mverazZ?/, ABSTRACT This paper presents preliminary results for comparing software development methods in the context of quality and productivity attributes. A software data collection system over a defined standard software lifecycle has been implemented across company sites. Product, process and resource data have been recorded. Different software development methods were covered by the first set of industrial case studies. The work is part of a long term project to establish quantitative measures to support quality improvement, software assessment and certification. INTRODUCTION This paper describes current work done under the project META (Measurement- based Experiment for Techniques Assessment, (Cole & Woods[l]) to develop software measures through the lifecycle. It reports so

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