Trends in Software Quality
by Harold Van Heeringen
As the ISBSG repository contains more data from projects carried out in an agile way of working, analysis of differences between traditional and agile projects is significant.
In this short paper, we look at the Defect Density metric. The number of defects per 1000 FP developed indicates the effectiveness of the development and testing process.
About Harold Van Heeringen
Harold van Heeringen worked for 17 years as a senior consultant software metrics/cost estimation consultant. He is now a principal consultant and practice lead for IT Intelligence services (including Estimation & Performance Measurement). Harold is a director on the ISBSG board and a board member of Nesma. He regularly publishes white papers, blogs and articles on software metrics and performance measurement.