Accession Number : ADA325385

Title :   Software Metrics Capability Evaluation Guide,

Corporate Author : SOFTWARE TECHNOLOGY SUPPORT CENTER HILL AFB UT

Personal Author(s) : Budlong, Faye ; Peterson, Judi

PDF Url : ADA325385

Report Date : 20 OCT 1995

Pagination or Media Count : 48

Abstract : In its role as an agent for improving software technology use within the U.S. Air Force, the Software Technology Support Center (STSC) is supporting metrics technology improvement activities for its customers. These activities include: disseminating information regarding the U.S. Air Force Policy on software metrics, providing metrics information to the public through CrossTalk, conducting customer workshops in software metrics, guiding metrics technology adoption programs at customer locations, researching new and evolving metrics methodologies, etc. This guide covers the following: (a) It defines a metrics capability evaluation method that deals specifically with defining a customer's metrics capability. (b) It presents metrics capability questionnaires that help gather metrics capability data. (c) It outlines a metrics capability evaluation report that provides the basis for developing a metrics customer project plan. (d) It provides a metrics customer profile form used to determine the initial information required to prepare for a metrics capability evaluation. (e) It provides a customer organization information form that helps guide the STSC in gathering cultural information about the organization that will help with developing and implementing the metrics customer project plan.

Descriptors :   *SOFTWARE ENGINEERING, *COMPUTER PROGRAM VERIFICATION, MANAGEMENT PLANNING AND CONTROL, QUALITY ASSURANCE, DESIGN CRITERIA.

Subject Categories : Computer Programming and Software

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE