An investigation of the factors affecting the lifecycle costs of COTS-based systems
Dunn, Laurence (2011) An investigation of the factors affecting the lifecycle costs of COTS-based systems. PhD thesis, University of Portsmouth.
This research used a case study based approach to test Abts’ CBS Functional Density Rule of Thumb (Abts, 2002; 2004) and to identify the factors influencing the costs of COTS-based systems by means of statistical analysis of a large component dataset from IBM, Grounded Theory analysis of a series of interviews with software architects and project managers and an extended literature review.
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