About CAST Research Labs:
CAST Research Labs (CRL) furthers the empirical study of software implementation in business technology. We provide practical advice and annual benchmarks to the global application development community, as well as interacting with the academic community. Through scientific analysis of large software applications, we focus on providing insights that can improve application structural quality: Technical Debt Estimation, Productivity Measurement, Code Quality Management, System-Level Analysis.
CRL is lead by Dr. Bill Curtis is an industry luminary who is responsible for influencing CAST’s scientific and strategic direction, as well as helping CAST educate the IT market to the importance of managing and measuring the quality of its software. He is best known for leading development of the Capability Maturity Model (CMM) which has become the global standard for evaluating the capability of software development organizations. Bill has a passion for software analysis and measurement because, after improving development process, it is the next wave of software engineering improvement.