Chapter 8

Goals and Measurements:Preparations and Costs

Chapter Objectives

This chapter discusses the following concepts:

• How the goals specified during the planning phase can be reexamined to ensure that proper metrics and measurement schemes are defined and implemented

• How the software project team should be prepared so that it will accept the measurement scheme


As part of the planning activities, a number of goals and measurements to gauge and validate the attainment of goals were considered and identified. The project team, as a whole, still needs to be organized and motivated to both understand and ...

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