12 Steps to Useful Software Metrics
This paper introduces the reader to a practical process for establishing and tailoring a software metrics program that focuses on goals and information needs. The process provides a practical, systematic, start-to-finish method of selecting, designing and implementing software metrics. It outlines a cookbook method that the reader can use to simplify the journey from software metrics in concept to delivered information.
Date Original Version Posted: January 3, 2002
Updated Version Posted: April 25, 2005