UNDERSTANDING SOFTWARE PRODUCTIVITY

@inproceedings{Scacchi1995UNDERSTANDINGSP,
  title={UNDERSTANDING SOFTWARE PRODUCTIVITY},
  author={Walt Scacchi and Doug Hurley},
  year={1995}
}
What affects software productivity and how do we improve it? This report examines the current state of the art in software productivity measurement. In turn, it describes a framework for understanding software productivity, some fundamentals of measurement, surveys empirical studies of software productivity, and identifies challenges involved in measuring software productivity. A radical alternative to current approaches is suggested: to construct, evaluate, deploy, and evolve a knowledge-based… CONTINUE READING

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