This is the digital version of the printed book (Copyright Ac 2003). To succeed in the software industry, managers need to cultivate a reliable development process. By measuring what teams have achieved on previous projects, managers can more accurately set goals, make bids, and ensure the successful completion of new projects. Acclaimed long-time collaborators Lawrence H. Putnam and Ware Myers present simple but powerful measurement techniques to help software managers allocate limited resources and track project progress. Drawing new findings from an extensive database of software project metrics, the authors demonstrate how readers can control projects with just Five Core Metrics aTime, Effort, Size, Reliability, and Process Productivity. With these metrics, managers can adjust ongoing projects to changing conditionsasurprises that would otherwise cause project failure.The Intelligence Behind Successful Software Management Lawrence Putnam, Ware Myers. Figure 19-1: The software development process consists of four phases within which software people carry out the workflows guided by the many activities shown on the lower half of the diagram. ... In the beginning of the software age, clients could say, aLeta#39;s just turn this business process, say, payroll, over toanbsp;...
|Title||:||Five Core Metrics|
|Author||:||Lawrence Putnam, Ware Myers|
|Publisher||:||Addison-Wesley - 2013-07-18|