This seventy-five page report is the result of collaboration between Reifer Consultants and the ISBSG. These two well known industry organisations have analysed their software project databases that combined contain over 7,500 projects. The report provides the results of their analysis for the following domains: Information Technology; Web business; Automation; Scientific; Telecommunications; and Defense.
The report reveals effort breakdown for various lifecycle models, both for the individual domains and combined; it compares the size, productivity and quality of projects within the domains as a whole and broken down by other factors such as: Platform; Size; Language Type; Use of Methodology; and Outsourcing. Benchmark data is provided for New Developments, Maintenance and Enhancements.
This comprehensive report is essential reading and reference for CIOs; IT Managers; Project Managers; Outsource bid managers and Software Metrics personnel.