Accession Number:

ADA291199

Title:

Software Measurement Guidebook, Version 02.01.00.

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.,

Corporate Author:

SOFTWARE PRODUCTIVITY CONSORTIUM HERNDON VA

Report Date:

1994-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

273.0

Abstract:

The software Measurement Guidebook provides practical guidance for the quantitative Support for the management of a software project. It shows how to apply the goal-question-metric GQM paradigm to systematically select metrics for purposes of project control andor process improvement. It presents methods for estimating software size, cost, and development schedule, and for monitoring and evaluating the status of a software project. The guidebook also describes the role of software metrics in raising the capability maturity level of a software development organization. It presents guidance on how to collect and validate metrics data and how to feed back experience data to developers as part of statistical process control. It presents measures of software quality and describes models for estimating and predicting software defects. Also, methods for estimating the impact of code reuse on software cost, schedule, and quality are presented.

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management
  • Computer Programming and Software

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE