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Volume 23, Number 1, Page 19 (1984)
Nontopical Issue
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Factors affecting programmer productivity during application development

by A. J. Thadhani
The effects of good computer services on programmer and project productivity during application program development are examined. Programmer's terminal activity and the nature of terminal work are analyzed. The discussion includes the effects of short response times, programmers' skills, and program complexity on productivity.
Related Subjects: Management; Programming