On Measurement and Analysis of Software Changes

  title={On Measurement and Analysis of Software Changes},
  author={Stephen G. Eick and Todd L. Graves},
Software becomes better or worse because of the changes made to it. Each change to legacy software is expensive and risky but it also has potential for generating revenues because of desired new functionality or cost savings in future maintenance. Hence it is important to understand and quantify change properties in order to make good business decisions. Particularly good sources of historical information about changes, especially for legacy software, are generated by change management systems… CONTINUE READING

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