The objective of the software engineering is committed to build
software projects within the budget, time and required quality. Software
engineering is a layered paradigm comprised of process, methods, tools
and quality focus as bedrock to develop the product. Software firms build
software projects of varying sizes constrained on resources, time and
functional requirement. Impact of software engineering layered technology
may vary according to the size of the projects during their development.
Quantitative evaluation of layer significance on size of the software project
could be categorized as a complex task because it involves a collective
decision on multiple criteria. Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP) provides
an effective quantitative approach for finding the significance of software
layered technology on size of the projects. This paper presents the
estimations through quantitative approach on real time data collected from
several software firms. These findings help for a better project management
with respect to the cost, time and resources during building a software
Keywords - Software Layered Technology, Agile and Non Agile Projects,
Analytical Hierarchy Process (AHP)
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