T. Jones

Updated: 12/01/2019 by Computer Hope
T. Jones

Name: T. Capers Jones

Born: Unknown in St Petersburg, Florida, USA

Computer-related contributions

  • American software engineer, computer programmer, entrepreneur, and author.
  • Specialist in software engineering methodologies.
  • Known for software project estimation.
  • Collects data on software quality, software risks, and software best practices.
  • Distinguished Advisor to the CISQ (Consortium for IT Software Quality.)

Significant publications

  • The Economics of Software Quality (2011).
  • Estimating Software Costs (2007).
  • Software Assessments, Benchmarks, and Best Practices (2000).
  • Programming Productivity (1986).


"High-quality software is not expensive. High-quality software is faster and cheaper to build and maintain than low-quality software, from initial development all the way through total cost of ownership."