It is essential for test professionals to know how their testing project is progressing and what the quality of the product they are testing is. Metrics & Measurements is a key aspect in both project and test management.Gone are those days when metrics was considered a Level-4 or Level-5 requirement in the quality journey that is to say, only matured companies need to follow metrics. Metrics have become the backbone of every organization and have become a de-facto requirement for periodical project reviews of all companies now.
Anita Kahate - SQA / Quality Leader, Reshma Mane - Quality Leader & Gaurav Oberoi - Software Engineer, L&T Infotech.
Dr. O. P. Jain - Head, Quality Consulting Practice, L&T Infotech.
Paper Presentation at STeP-IN Theme Conference: Test Measurements & Metrics (September 2007)
Suma Mudumbi - Manager, QA, Symphony Software.
Understanding the “Metrics” as a key differentiator to business growth is the main theme of this paper. Most organizations feel that the metrics are related only up to the project level, but this paper would discuss on how the metrics benefits the organization to achieve their goals. The metrics project will include identification of the top metrics required by management to support the organization goals. The top 3 focus areas would be: