Features a useful collection of important and practical papers on
applying software metrics and measurement. The book details the
importance of planning a successful measurement program with a
complete discussion of why, what, where, when, and how to measure
and who should be involved. Each chapter addresses these
significant questions and provides the essential answers in
building an effective measurement program.
The book differs from others on the market by focusing on the
application of the metrics rather than the metrics themselves. The
author's provide information based on actual experience with
successful metrics programs. Each chapter includes a case study
focusing on technology transfer and a set of recommended
references. The book serves as a guide on the use and application
of software metrics in industrial environments. It is specially
designed for managers, product supervisors, and quality assurance
personnel who want to know how to implement a metrics program.