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ROI of Software Process Improvement : Metrics for Project Managers and Software Engineers - David F. Rico

ROI of Software Process Improvement

Metrics for Project Managers and Software Engineers

Hardcover Published: 11th March 2004
ISBN: 9781932159240
Number Of Pages: 240

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An indispensable addition to your project management, software engineering or computer science bookshelf, this book illuminates and simplifies otherwise complex topics in ROI. It presents extremely simple, but powerful metrics, models, and methods for designing professional business cases and providing hard-hitting economic justification. It explores the most popular international methods, models, and standards for software process improvement. The author's practical tutorial on the costs, benefits, and ROI of software process improvement is a soup-to-nuts guide that helps readers rapidly master powerful concepts. Rico demystifies esoteric concepts in ROI and provides a self-contained tutorial of ROI methods for novices as well as economic experts and a treasure-trove of value adding economic data which is missing from popular texts. The ROI of Software Process Improvement features a number of free downloads to help continue the learning process outside the pages of the book.

Foreword
Preface
About the Author
Acknowledgments
Web Added Value
Introduction
Software Process Improvement
Methods for Software Process Improvement
Methods for Return on Investment Analysis
Methods for Benefit Analysis
Methods for Cost Analysis
Software Inspection Process ROI Methodology
Personal Software Process ROI Methodology
Team Software Process ROI Methodology
Software Capability Maturity Model ROI Methodology
ISO 9001 ROI Methodology
Capability Maturity Model Integration ROI Methodology
Costs
Benefits
Benefit/Cost Ratio
Return on Investment
Net Present Value
Breakeven Point
Analysis of Return on Investment
Optimizing Return on Investment
Future of Software Process Improvement
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ISBN: 9781932159240
ISBN-10: 193215924X
Series: J ROSS PUBLISHING
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 240
Published: 11th March 2004
Publisher: J Ross Publishing
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 1.8
Weight (kg): 0.44

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