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Issue No.10 - October (2013 vol.46)
pp: 66-72
Les Hatton , Oakwood Computer Associates and Kingston University, London
ABSTRACT
Software's impact on various industries is the topic of 15 columns published in IEEE Software since 2010. This article describes how to quantify software's impact using metrics such as compound average growth rate and software mileage.
INDEX TERMS
Software, Decision support systems,impact., software management, growth, software economics
CITATION
Michiel van Genuchten, Les Hatton, "Quantifying Software's Impact", Computer, vol.46, no. 10, pp. 66-72, October 2013, doi:10.1109/MC.2013.7
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