[svlug] Software Development Metrics

Bryan K. Watson bwatson at nettracers.com
Thu Jul 10 09:23:22 PDT 2003


Have you read "The Rational Unified Process" by Phillip Kruchten or "The
Mythical Man-Month" by Frederick P. Brooks, Jr.?

Good resources, and even though the Rational book is biased to their
software development tools, it is still a good way of thinking of the
development cycle.  

-Bryan

On Thu, 2003-07-10 at 00:41, Akbar Ahmed wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I've been reading up on software development metrics.
> Basically, how to measure the performance of a
> development team. However, there are numerous ideas
> that are written about and am not sure where exactly
> to start. I'd mainly like to focus on gathering data
> on implementation times combined with defect rates.
> 
> What metrics are most important and how are they best
> implemented?
> 
> I am working in a small group of about 15 developers,
> so we have somewhat limited resources for information
> gathering. 
> 
> Thanks,
> Akbar
> 
> 
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