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Searching under the Streetlight for Useful Software Analytics
July-Aug. 2013 (vol. 30 no. 4)
pp. 57-63
Philip M. Johnson, University of Hawaii at Manoa
For more than 15 years, researchers at the Collaborative Software Development Laboratory at the University of Hawaii at Manoa have looked for analytics that help developers understand and improve development processes and products. This article reviews that research and discusses the trade-off between studying easily obtained analytics and studying richer analytics with higher overhead.
Index Terms:
Software development,Data collection,Analytical models,Software metrics,Software measurement,Software quality,Data analysis,Collaboration,software analytics,software engineering,measurement,software quality,software quality assurance
Citation:
Philip M. Johnson, "Searching under the Streetlight for Useful Software Analytics," IEEE Software, vol. 30, no. 4, pp. 57-63, July-Aug. 2013, doi:10.1109/MS.2013.69
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