The Essential Contributor Analysis (ECA) identifies all engineers who have developed the software, the components to which they have contributed, the extent of their contributions, and their relationship to the company (part or full-time employee, former employee, consultant, contractor, etc.). The answers to the following questions reveal the ECA’s strong value proposition.
In addition to identifying key contributors, the rich trove of data produced by the ECA enables numerous additional insights such as:
ECA data has even been used to discover the evolution of critical software functions with serious design flaws.
In addition to the documented analysis and charts in the Do Diligence® report, we deliver the following Excel workbooks that allow examination of the data behind the analysis in any way desired.