We are pleased to announce that the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Cost and Economics (ODASA-CE) has contracted QSM to provide a comprehensive cost methodology, which includes tools, consulting support, and on-site training. This contract is a continuation of a successful working relationship between QSM and the Army that began in 2004. With the new contract, QSM will be providing estimation assistance on major ACAT 1 programs (major acquisition programs). QSM will also help establish a metrics database with software data from the Defense and Cost Research Center (DCARC) and from DASA-CE data collection efforts. This database will be used for program analysis and evaluation.
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"Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler."
- Albert Einstein
How’s your software measurement program doing? Is it well funded and supported by management, or do you worry about your job the next time the organization decides it needs to be “leaner and meaner”? Many measurement programs are cancelled or fade into meaningless obscurity. Why? Some things are out of your control; but here are a few that will improve your odds for success: