Managing Quality and Productivity

We identify opportunities in design to boost development velocity and software quality.

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  • Increase Velocity

    -- Quantify your current design debt that is slowing you down.

    -- Analyze your project to pinpoint problems limiting your velocity.

    -- Generate an improvement plan.

    -- Watch your velocity grow.

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  • Analyze Continuously

    -- Monitory your system’s complexity.

    -- Compare with industrial benchmarks.

    -- Track how complexity changes over time, with each commit.

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  • Make the Business Case

    -- Quantify the design debt burden in your project.

    -- Automatically produce a debt report card.

    -- Justify refactoring to management based on ROI.

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Products and Services

  • Automated Analysis

    The DV8 tool suite contains software metrics, hotspot detection, debt calculation, and software visualization components We can analyze your project and deliver a quality report.

    You are welcome to download a trial version here.

  • Architect/Design Training

    The objective of our courses is to evolve programmers into designers, and eventually to architects. 

    Our courses are based on state-of-the-art research, validated in practice. We use open source projects and the DV8 tool suite for hands-on exercises.

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  • Project Specific Coaching

    We provide consulting services for specific architecture problems, such as in-depth cost and benefit analysis, refactoring strategies, and architecture design.

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Free Download

  • DV8 Viewer

    Visualize any type of dependency relations, such as code dependency or component dependency using design structure matrices.  Free for ever.

    Click here to download DV8 Viewer.

  • DV8 Education

    Visualize and Analyze the design and architecture of student software or small scale software. Limited to 2000 files per project. 3-year free license.

    Click here to download DV8 Education.

  • DV8 Standard Trial

    Visualize and Analyze the design and architecture of industrial software or open source software. Try it for free for 14 days! 

    Click here to download DV8 Standard Trial.


To purchase DV8 Enterprise license, please contact:

Contact Us

300 Delaware Ave

Suite 210 PMB #268

Wilmington, DE 19801