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Measurement in Practice

July 1991 Technical Report
Stan Rifkin, Charles Cox

This 1991 report presents the results of site surveys of 11 divisions of 8 organizations that have gained reputations for having excellent4 measurement practices.


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A few organizations have reputations for implementing excellent software measurement practices. A sample of these organizations was surveyed in site visits. Clear patterns of practices emerged and they are reported at a consolidated, lessons learned level and in more detailed case studies.