Accession Number : ADA267896


Title :   Establishing a Software Measurement Process


Descriptive Note : Technical rept.


Corporate Author : CARNEGIE-MELLON UNIV PITTSBURGH PA SOFTWARE ENGINEERING INST


Personal Author(s) : McAndrews, Donald R


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a267896.pdf


Report Date : Jul 1993


Pagination or Media Count : 54


Abstract : This report presents guidelines for establishing a measurement process as part of an organization's overall software process. Methods are suggested that can be used to design a repeatable measurement process that is focused on goal setting, data analysis, and decision making rather than on just data collection and numbers. Examples are included to illustrate these methods in the context of some common software process management issues involving basic measures of size, effort, and schedule. This report also suggests some steps for starting a measurement program. These steps focus on identifying an organizational strategy for improvement and designing a process for measurement to support this strategy....Measurement architecture, Software engineering process group, Measurement process, Software process, Project management


Descriptors :   *MEASUREMENT , *COMPUTER PROGRAM VERIFICATION , SOFTWARE ENGINEERING , DECISION MAKING , MANAGEMENT , COMPUTER ARCHITECTURE , DATA ACQUISITION


Subject Categories : Computer Programming and Software


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE