Chapter 12

Applying Software Data Analysis in Industry Contexts

When Research Meets Reality

Madeline Diep*; Linda Esker*; Davide Falessi*; Lucas Layman*; Michele Shaw*; Forrest Shull    * Fraunhofer Center for Experimental Software Engineering, College Park, MD, USA Software Solutions Division, Software Engineering Institute, Arlington, VA, USA


Software data analytics is key for helping stakeholders make decisions, and thus establishing a measurement and data analysis program is a recognized best practice within the software industry. However, practical implementation of measurement programs and analytics in industry is challenging. In this chapter, we discuss real-world challenges that arise during the implementation of a software ...

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