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A Systematic Review on the Impact of Metrics in Software Process Improvement

Simran Jaitly, Anil Kumar Mishra, Latika Singh

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Software Process Improvement is an act of changing the ongoing software development and maintenance process to achieve basic business goals. It is a sequence of catalogued activities required to develop and maintain the software within technical and management schema. Software metrics provide a quantitative basis for planning and predicting software development processes and their required improvement strategies. This research paper focuses on the impact of software metrics on software process improvement. Moreover, many metrics and tools have been developed; promoted and utilized resulting in remarkable successes. It also examines the realm of software engineering to see why software metrics are needed and also reviews their contribution towards software process improvement and its quality.


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.6084/ijact.v3i3.400

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