The cost of quality and return on quality from the perspective of software development are evaluated. Three new metric are introduced in the software engineering context: cost of software quality (COSQ), return of software quality (ROSQ), and software quality profitability index (SQPI). The results from a derailed longitudinal study on the economics of software quality at BDM International are reported.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||6|
|Journal||IEEE Engineering Management Review|
|State||Published - Dec 1 1998|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Strategy and Management
- Electrical and Electronic Engineering