Accession Number : AD0642304

Title :   RESEARCH INTO THE MANAGEMENT OF COMPUTER PROGRAMMING: SOME CHARACTERISTICS OF PROGRAMMING COST DATA FROM GOVERNMENT AND INDUSTRY.

Descriptive Note : Technical memo.,

Corporate Author : SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT CORP SANTA MONICA CALIF

Personal Author(s) : Nelson,E. A.

Report Date : 15 NOV 1965

Pagination or Media Count : 45

Abstract : The report presents a description of some of the salient characteristics of the data received by the Programming Management Project from the USAF and several industrial firms. Seventy-one different programming projects were reviewed. From the total data received, the items selected for inclusion in this report are man months and computer hours expended, programming languages and hardware used, types of programs, and three indices representing combinations of factors pertinent to each programming project. Also summarized are comments by the respondents regarding those factors which they believe to be most significant to computer programming costs. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*COMPUTER PROGRAMMING, *MANAGEMENT PLANNING AND CONTROL), (*COST EFFECTIVENESS, COMPUTER PROGRAMMING), COMPUTERS, AIR FORCE, INDUSTRIES

Subject Categories : Administration and Management
      Economics and Cost Analysis
      Computer Programming and Software
      Computer Hardware

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE