The Performance of Real-Time, Business Application and Component Software Projects

An analysis of COSMIC-measured projects in the ISBSG database

Heeringen, H. van, Symons, C.R.

This report provides an analysis of the data in the ISBSG database with software sizes measured using the COSMIC Functional Size Measurement method, including all data collected in the COSMIC/ISBSG Benchmarking Initiative up to May 1st 2009.
Performance data on 61 projects from the domains of real-time applications and of software components, and on 298 projects from the domain of business application software, both new developments and enhancements, are analyzed to produce benchmarks suitable for performance comparisons and for project estimating.
The report is an updated version of a report dated „June 2009‟ with additional analyses and a summary of findings and conclusions.

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