This article discusses process productivity and its continued relevance as far more than a passing fad.
The management metrics and the process productivity index computed from them can be applied, not only to organizations developing new application systems, but also to units specializing in the development of reusable components.
“While reuse has long been more of a hope than a promise, the greatest opportunity for dramatic productivity and quality improvement will be through improved ways to build new software on the progressively richer foundation of previously produced products.” Watts S. Humphrey 1
Yes! Do you want to be on the trailing edge of this paradigm shift while your competitors are using objects to consistently maneuver inside your development cycle.
John A. Strand III
“The current model leads us to the conclusion that the limiting factor is the rate at which ideas or insights can be generated, and that the rate is not widely affected, if at all, by the number of men on the job, but rather by some capability level of the group.” Peter V. Norden 1
What is the minimum of control that will maintain the process? Peter F. Drucker 1