Before an organization undertakes a software product line approach, it should understand what it wishes to gain from doing so and what the costs will be. A business case can help define and underscore the goals for the effort. We are helping organizations create business cases for software product lines.
See our Case Studies for more examples illustrating the business case for using software product lines.
Calculating ROI for Software Product Lines
G. Böckle, P. Clements, J. D. McGregor, D. Muthig, & K. Schmid
Control Channel Toolkit: A Software Product Line Case Study
Paul Clements, Sholom Cohen, Patrick Donohoe, & Linda Northrop
Predicting When Product Line Investment Pays
Product Line State of the Practice Report
Successful Product Line Development and Sustainment: A DoD Case Study
Sholom Cohen, Ed Dunn, & Albert Soule