Well, he hasn't changed his mind about that, but he seems to have come to the conclusion that the relative value of that, particularly balanced against the costs of measuring -- which he once discounted -- is not what he once thought. You can read it on this IEEE-published article.
Sunday, July 19, 2009
That's a powerful statement over there. One I'd never dare state (aloud, at least :). They are not my words, though, they are Tony DeMarco's, who famously said "You can't control what you can't measure" in his book, Controlling Software Projects: Management, Measurement, and Estimation, Prentice Hall/Yourdon Press, 1982.