Issue No. 06 - November/December (2008 vol. 25)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MS.2008.160
Shari Lawrence Pfleeger , RAND Corporation
This article traces the increasing sophistication and use of software measurement over the past 25 years. It highlights four obstacles to more effective use of measurement: dealing with uncertainty, anticipating change, measuring "soft" characteristics, and developing heuristics.
software measurement, process, heuristics, uncertainty
S. L. Pfleeger, "Software Metrics: Progress after 25 Years?," in IEEE Software, vol. 25, no. , pp. 32-34, 2008.