By Topic

Standards-establishing a standard metrics program

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

1 Author(s)

Guidelines for establishing a standard metrics program for organizations are presented. Initially, it is suggested that the collection effort be minimal, meaning the data to be processed should already be in the collection phase so that the total metrics effort will not be viewed as a burden; the raw metric data must be such that it can be processed automatically; the initial metrics effort should rely on computer programs that already exist in some basic form; and the metric must be viewed as worthwhile. Sources of data are discussed. The data needed for documentation metrics, source code metrics, problem-change report metrics, cost metrics, productivity metrics, and rework metrics are identified

Published in:

Computer  (Volume:23 ,  Issue: 6 )