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Proposed of Software Metrics Cycle according toPlan/Do/Check/Act
Figure3. Software metrics cycle according to plan/Do/Check/Act
Considering the point that plan/Do/Check/Act is a simpleand effective process for measurement of software metricsfollowing of that is a high assurance for success in control andmonitoring of software production cycle metrics and withconsidering the weaknesses of standard ISO/IEC 12207 we canapply our desired metrics during this cycle to the differentphases of the mentioned standard so that defects would beeliminated to some extent (Figure 4).
Features of Pattern
In this pattern we apply different metrics consideringthe importance via plan/Do/check/Act cycle and featureswhich we can express for this pattern consist of followings:
With using resource, risk and management metrics whichare the most important metrics at the start of project andutilization of Plan/Do/Check/Act cycle for each metrics we canprovide further monitoring and control on production processesand so further reliability for establishing a project will berealized.
With using metrics which are applied to the standardISO/IEC 12207 we can prevent next duplication because of observation at the start of project.
We can also minimize the risk with using risk and management metrics.
Result of this essay is proposal of a pattern that is basedon standard ISO/IEC 12207 and uses proposed metrics formonitoring of processes. One of the methods for controllingand monitoring of software production process is softwaremetrics that can be applied to every phase so that transition tothe next phase would be more assured. It should be noted that
this reliability isn‟t completely definite but it can prevent
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