By Topic

How to evaluate legacy system maintenance

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)
Schneidewind, N.F. ; Software Metrics Res. Center, Naval Postgraduate Sch., Monterey, CA, USA

Drawing on extensive data from the NASA Space Shuttle's guidance software, the author proposes a method for evaluating the effectiveness of legacy software maintenance efforts. He provides several formulas for tracking maintenance stability, defined as increasing functionality with decreasing failures over time, and offers data that supports their validity. He also provides tips for applying his formulas to different projects

Published in:

Software, IEEE  (Volume:15 ,  Issue: 4 )