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One Function Point (125 C Statements) Project Management Tools and Software Failures and Successes

@inproceedings{JonesOneFP,
  title={One Function Point (125 C Statements) Project Management Tools and Software Failures and Successes},
  author={Capers Jones}
}
S oftware development is a troubling technology. Software is highly labor-intensive, and as a result, large software projects are among the most expensive undertakings of the 20th century. Large software systems cost far more to build and take much longer to construct than the office buildings occupied by the companies that have commissioned the software. Extremely large software systems in the 100,000 function point size range can cost more than building a domed football stadium, a 50-story… Expand

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