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Economics of Software Quality

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ISBN-10: 0132582201

ISBN-13: 9780132582209

Edition: 2012

Authors: Capers Jones, Jitendra Subramanyam, Olivier Bonsignour

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Poor quality continues to bedevil large-scale development projects, but few software leaders and practitioners know how to measure quality, select quality best practices, or cost-justify their usage. In The Economics of Software Quality ,leading software quality experts Capers Jones and Jitendra Subramanyam show how to systematically measure the economic impact of quality and how to use this information to deliver far more business value.   Using empirical data from hundreds of software organizations, Jones and Subramanyam show how integrated inspection, static analysis, and testing can achieve defect removal rates exceeding 95 percent. They offer innovative guidance for predicting and…    
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Book details

List price: $79.99
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Addison Wesley Professional
Publication date: 7/24/2011
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 624
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.980
Language: English

About the Authors
Defining Software Quality and Economic Value
Defining Software Quality
Defining Economic Value and Defining the Value of Software Quality
Summary and Conclusions
Estimating and Measuring Software Quality
Using Function Point Metrics for Defect Potentials
Software Defect Potentials
Estimating Software Defect Prevention
Estimating Software Defect Detection and Defect Removal
Measuring Application Structural Quality
Examples of Structural Quality Assessments
Three Problems That Distort Software Economic Analysis
Summary and Conclusions on Software Quality Estimation and Measurement
Software Defect Prevention
Analysis of Defect Prevention Results
Summary and Conclusions of Software Defect Prevention
Pretest Defect Removal
Small Project Pretest Defect Removal
Large System Pretest Defect Removal
Analysis of Pretest Defect Removal Activities
Summary and Conclusions about Pretest Defect Removal
Software Testing
Summary and Conclusions on Software Testing
Post-Release Defect Removal
User and Industry Costs from Post-Release Defects
Summary and Conclusions on Post-Release Defects
Analyzing the Economics of Software Quality
The Economic Value of Software
Economic Impact of Low-Quality and High-Quality Software
Summary and Conclusions on the Economics of Software Quality
References and Readings