How Developers and Managers Define and Trade Productivity for Quality

@article{Storey2021HowDA,
  title={How Developers and Managers Define and Trade Productivity for Quality},
  author={Margaret-Anne D. Storey and Brian Houck and Thomas Zimmermann},
  journal={2022 IEEE/ACM 15th International Workshop on Cooperative and Human Aspects of Software Engineering (CHASE)},
  year={2021},
  pages={26-35}
}
  • M. StoreyBrian HouckT. Zimmermann
  • Published 8 November 2021
  • Business
  • 2022 IEEE/ACM 15th International Workshop on Cooperative and Human Aspects of Software Engineering (CHASE)
Background: Developer productivity and software quality are different but related multi-dimensional lenses into the software engineering process. The terms are used liberally in industry settings, but there is a lack of consensus and awareness of what these terms mean in specific contexts and which trade-offs should be considered. Objective & Method: Through an exploratory survey study with developers and managers at Microsoft, we investigated how these cohorts define productivity and quality… 

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