Allentown, PA (PRWEB) August 5, 2008
In his recently republished "Applied Software Measurement, Global Analysis of Productivity and Quality" (Third edition), Capers Jones, internationally recognized expert on software process and productivity, updates his thoughts on forecasting, managing, and controlling software costs based on thousands of statistics and recently updated research. Throughout "Applied Software Measurement," Mr. Jones singles out the efforts of Computer Aid (CAI), as well as CAI's IT Metrics and Productivity Institute, in achieving excellence in software maintenance and development.
Michael Milutis, Executive Director of the IT Metrics and Productivity Institute and Director of Global Marketing for CAI writes that "all of us at CAI have been gratified by the recognition we've received through Mr. Jones' research into worldwide IT productivity and we are proud to continue bringing productivity enhancing processes and methodologies into our customer's IT shops around the world."
Capers Jones is Chief Scientist Emeritus of Software Productivity Research (SPR). Mr. Jones is the designer of several software cost and quality estimation tools including SPQR/20™, the first commercial software estimating tool to use function points as the basis for sizing source code and other deliverables such as specifications and user documents. He is also an international consultant on software management topics, a speaker, a seminar leader, and a prolific author. As an author, Mr. Jones has written 14 books.
About Computer Aid, Inc. (CAI)
Computer Aid, Inc. (CAI) is a global IT services and outsourcing firm that is currently managing active engagements with over 100 Fortune 1000 companies and government agencies around the world. Headquartered in Allentown, Pennsylvania, with offices and staff throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, and the Asia Pacific region, CAI offers a variety of delivery options including on-site, off-site, and blended solutions.