The SEI conducts research and provides guidance and expertise in software measurement and analysis.
Measurement and analysis involves gathering quantitative data about products, processes, and projects and analyzing that data to influence your actions and plans.
Measurement and analysis activities allow you to
The only sustainable competitive advantage you can achieve is to learn faster than your competitors. — David Kreutzer
The Software Engineering Measurement and Analysis (SEMA) initiative performs research to identify trends, improve existing solutions, and promote underused technologies.
We also develop and improve tools and methods used in measurement and analysis.
The purpose of the SEIR is to provide a forum for the contribution and exchange of information concerning process improvement activities. Registered members of the SEIR can exchange questions or tips and contribute experiences or examples to assist each other with their implementation efforts. As a by-product of contributing this information, SEIR members are building a knowledge base in this repository for their future use.
Use of the repository is free, but visitors will need to register and receive a password in order to view the information. The repository includes the following categories: General Information, FAQ/News Groups, Benefits/Case Studies, and Implementation (including Lessons Learned).
Spotlight on Measurement & Analysis
The work described in this report, part of a larger SEI research effort on Quantifying Uncertainty in Early Lifecycle Cost Estimation (QUELCE), aims to develop and validate methods for calibrating expert judgment. Reliable expert judgment is crucial across the program...
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