Assigning Business Values to Software

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The Key to Software Project Success
Summary:

The dominant challenges in software development today include requirements, estimating (cost and effort), and change management. This presentation outlines how measuring the business value of software can be leveraged to contribute to process improvement, process maturity, scope control, and better requirements. In addition, solid recommendations are made to increase the benefits of managing with measurement by using Function Points and other software metrics.

The dominant challenges in software development today include requirements, estimating (cost and effort), and change management. This presentation outlines how measuring the business value of software can be leveraged to contribute to process improvement, process maturity, scope control, and better requirements. In addition, solid recommendations are made to increase the benefits of managing with measurement by using Function Points and other software metrics.

About the author

Carol Dekkers's picture Carol Dekkers

Carol A. Dekkers is President of Quality Plus Technologies, Inc., a management consulting firm specializing in creating peace of mind for companies who want to improve their software processes. Software measurement, software quality, process improvement, requirements, and software sizing (using function point analysis, as an example) are a few of the Quality Plus areas of specialization.

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