Chapter 16

Facets of the DQAF Measurement Types

“The progress of science requires the growth of understanding in both directions, downward from the whole to the parts and upward from the parts to the whole.”

—Freeman Dyson, English-born American Physicist (1995)


The purpose of this chapter is to describe each of the DQAF’s 48 measurement types in relation to the six facets of the DQAF: definition, business concerns, measurement methodology, programming, support processes and skills, and the measurement logical data model (See Figure 16.1). The LDM is fully detailed on the companion web site.


Figure 16.1 Facets of the DQAFEach measurement ...

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