Superior software productivity requires a relentless focus on people, motivation, and communication. In Improving Software Development Productivity, world-renowned software engineering expert Dr. Randall W. Jensen introduces a proven, quantitative approach to achieving this focus. Jensen helps you measure your organizationas capacity and productivity, and then use that information to improve multiple facets of developer and team performance, and to build more accurate estimates and schedules. Focusing on management as the principal cost and schedule driver in software projects, he demonstrates a powerful tool based on his Jensen II (Seer) model: the model that underlies many leading software estimation tools. Through real case studies, youall learn how to predict the productivity impact of any major management decision, and quantitatively support a transition to aextremea or aagilea software development environments. For decades, Jensen has been the industryas go-to expert on improving software project productivity. This book distills his insights and gives you the tools and knowledge to apply them. This book will help you Recognize the centrality of communication and culture, and translate this awareness into quantitative improvements Predict the impact of changes in personnel, management style, development environments, product constraints, and technologies Optimize decision making throughout a projectas lifecycle, and avoid counterproductive changes Understand modern estimating models and parameters, so you can apply them more effectively Formulate more accurate and useful estimates with leading tools such as Sage, REVIC, COCOMO II, and SEER-SEM Maintain firmer control over costs and timeframes in agile or extreme project environments Register your book for access to the Capability Calculator, a Microsoft Excel tool created by the author and based on the Jensen II (Seer) model. Go to informit.com/title/9780133562675.IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, SE-10(1), 1984, pp. ... David, ed., IFPUG Function Point Counting Practices Manual (Release 4.2) (Westerville, OH: IFPUG, May 2004). Gayek, J.E., L.G. Long, K.D. Bell, R.M. Hsu, R.K., and R. Larson, Software Cost and Productivity Model (The Aerospace Corporation, 2004 ). Gilbanbsp;...
|Title||:||Improving Software Development Productivity|
|Author||:||Randall W. Jensen|
|Publisher||:||Prentice Hall - 2014-08-26|