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Hi all,
Can anyone tell me if there is any metrics for software quality? I was reading this article "good enough quality beyond the buzz word" I really like the GEQ factors, it made me wonder about other quality metrics.
I would like to use 2 or 3 different quality metrics and see which one is more practical and useful.
Thanks a lot,
 
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One of the best metrics for software quality is probably a graph showing the number of defects reported by end users. The same metric can of course be applied to pre-release phases of your software process such as "number of defects found in integration testing" etc.
 
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Similar to what Lasse said, a graph of the number of bugs reported in each version sent to QA. This number should decrease over time. You can also indicate bugs by severity (critical, display, ...)
 
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thanks for your replies,
have you heard of six sigma?
 
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