Questionsexercises

10.1 Which software management strategy do you favor? Why?

10.2 Define and discuss three reasons why software development projects run into problems. How would you avoid these problems?

10.3 What software standards appear to be most important today? Explain.

10.4 What is the highest capability-maturity level for software development in your organization? Cite and discuss three new initiatives that are necessary to achieve the next level in capability maturity.

10.5 Calculate the person-months, development time, productivity and fulltime equivalent staff required for a software project involving 80,000 delivered source instructions. How does the productivity compare with the example in the text?

10.6 For a software project, it is estimated that the initial failure intensity is 60 failures per CPU-hour and the slope of the Basic Execution Time Model (BETM) line is -0.3. The total number of failures experienced to date is 150.

a. What is a good estimate of the total number of failures or defects in the software?

b. What is a good estimate of the current failure intensity?

c. What is the probability that no defects will be found in the next 0.1 CPU-hour?

10.7 Show an example of how COCOMO II utilizes the five scaling drivers to determine a numeric value of the exponent in the COCOMO II equation.

10.8 For COCOMO II, define the seven and seventeen effort multipliers associated with the early design and post-architecture forms of the model.

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