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Measurement Program

  • Miroslaw Staron
  • Wilhelm Meding
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Abstract

In this chapter, we build on the theoretical concepts of measurement and discuss the notion of a company-wide measurement program. We describe what a measurement program is and the components that build it up. We go also into details on how we know if a measurement program is successful or not, and whether we need the help of expert consultants and expensive tools to build and maintain a measurement program. We look into how measurement programs can be scaled to suit different company and organizational sizes. These are some of the topics we have addressed over the years, while working with measurement programs at software intensive industry companies. The aim of this chapter is to describe what a measurement program is, how to design, implement and maintain it, and most important, how to succeed in doing so. The goal of this chapter is that you the “company,” or you the “organization,” will be able to do this successfully on your own.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Miroslaw Staron
    • 1
  • Wilhelm Meding
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and EngineeringUniversity of GothenburgGothenburgSweden
  2. 2.Ericsson ABGothenburgSweden

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