The History and Evolution of Software Metrics


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The History and Evolution of Software Metrics
1011402The History and Evolution of Software MetricsThe software industry is almost 60 years old, which makes it a fairly mature industry. One would think that after 60 years the software industry would have well-established methods for measuring productivity and quality, and also a large volume of accurate benchmark data derived from thousands of measured projects. However, this is not quite the case.There are a number of proprietary collections of software benchmark data, such as those collected by the Software Engineering Institute (SEI), Gartner Group, Softw…
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Capers Jones: Applied Software Measurement. The History and Evolution of Software Metrics, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2008), AccessEngineering Export