Capability Assessment Model for Software Outsourcing Service Providers Based on Interval Evidential Reasoning

Sheng-Qun Chen
2016 Proceedings of the 2016 5th International Conference on Measurement, Instrumentation and Automation (ICMIA 2016)   unpublished
An enterprise may benefit from software business outsourcing depending on the suitability of the outsourcing service provider. This research addresses the assessment of the contracting capability of software outsourcing vendors and proposes a decision-making model based on Interval Evidential Reasoning (IER). Firstly, a capability assessment index system for software outsourcing vendors is developed. The idea of transforming different types of assessment information into evidence probability is
more » ... presented and an assessment model based on IER is established. Finally, the feasibility and validity of this approach is demonstrated by an example calculation.
doi:10.2991/icmia-16.2016.77 fatcat:bvjxf67cobctzmgabbfiwp7jhq