Productivity Intelligence: a 3D analysis of Technical, Economical and Social data

At academic conferences on software measurement and analysis, I feel  frustrated when I discover the software metric adopted by analysts. They tend to evaluate software development productivity using SLOC as a metric.

The reason for this is almost always the same: we need data, large amounts of data: the only available and reliable data are SLOC. Which is the correlation between SLOC and software development? The number of lines of code per day?… Read the rest