Value based software reuse investment

@article{Favaro1998ValueBS,
  title={Value based software reuse investment},
  author={John M. Favaro and Kenneth R. Favaro and Paul F. Favaro},
  journal={Annals of Software Engineering},
  year={1998},
  volume={5},
  pages={5-52}
}
A number of issues are covered in this paper. Chief among them is the need for greater discipline in understanding the economic benefits of software reuse within the context of a broader business strategy. While traditional methods fail to account for growth opportunities and flexibility generated by investments in reuse, the introduction of option pricing theory can greatly enhance the design and evaluation of software reuse projects. Similarly, the disciplines of business strategy hold… 

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