Software analytics assist the managers in answering some questions that they ask concerning the projects. Analytics reveals the hidden details and insight into specific information that is essential in decision making. Issues that may help identify problems and ideas are asked, for instance, how many bugs are in the database. It provides insight into the understanding of the dynamics in the project and can in decision making. The main aim of analytics is to focus the managers more on
ideas rather than moving beyond information (Menzies). However, insights require tremendous knowledge and combined multiple indicators. For instance, referring to our previous example of the database, if the manager ought to know why are the bugs increasing, it is essential to understand what activities are taking place. How often will it happen again? Analytical skills can help to pinpoint massive data haystacks. Software engineering has many aspects that hint business process that lends itself properly to analytics. The process is data-rich. Thus, it fosters a pleasant working environment for data analysis. Typically software engineering is a process that is labour intensive. Researches have
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