The Goal Question Metric Approach

  title={The Goal Question Metric Approach},
  author={Victor R. Basili and Gianluigi Caldiera and H. Dieter Rombach},
As with any engineering discipline, software development requires a measurement mechanism for feedback and evaluation. Measurement is a mechanism for creating a corporate memory and an aid in answering a variety of questions associated with the enactment of any software process. It helps support project planning (e.g., How much will a new project cost?); it allows us to determine the strengths and weaknesses of the current processes and products (e.g., What is the frequency of certain types of… CONTINUE READING
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