Issue No.05 - September/October (2001 vol.18)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/52.951492
This article describes a vendor-supported benchmarking study of an applications development (IT) department. The study established a quantitative performance baseline of the organization and compared it to industry trends.
Keywords: Capability Maturity Model (CMM), Software Engineering Institute (SEI), Quantitative Software Management (QSM), Applications Development (AD), Software Productivity, Historical Data Collection, Benchmark Study, Software Estimation.
James T. Heires, "What I Did Last Summer: A Software Development Benchmarking Case Study", IEEE Software, vol.18, no. 5, pp. 33-39, September/October 2001, doi:10.1109/52.951492