There are ever increasing pressures on organisations to improve their performance in producing and maintaining software if they are to compete in the Information Age.
PEP can enable your organisation to meet these challenges.
The Performance Enhancement Programme is an international community whose Members achieve continuous improvement by using PEP to:
What is the PEP Assessment and Benchmark Service?
PEP provides a comprehensive performance assessment of a Members software application development and maintenance activities. It compares performance against the relevant information from a database covering thousands of projects from PEP Members in a wide range of organisations internationally.
PEP reporting places great emphasis on extracting the key messages for management, supported by detailed performance analysis, and relating the results to the Member's business priorities.
A typical PEP assessment includes:
What aspects of performance are measured?
PEP performance measures and benchmarks cover the three key aspects of performance for development:
For maintenance and support the performance measures and benchmarks cover productivity and quality.
Comparisons of performance can be made at various organisational levels, from the whole organisation down to individual projects and applications. Comparisons can also be made by:
The key performance parameters are highly dependent on the size of the software and on any project time or resource constraints. Proprietary PEP indices and sophisticated analysis methods are used to enable performance comparisons across projects independently of these factors.
To protect the interests of PEP Members and ensure the accuracy of the benchmark database, all benchmark comparisons are provided in a confidential and anonymous manner.
And the Benefits?
The year on year results achieved by PEP Members prove time and again that their PEP participation has indeed produced an outstanding return on investment.
These benefits are realised through:
The PEP Service is provided by Software Measurement Services under licence from QuantiMetrics UK Ltd.
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