Announcing a SNAP Users Forum, Tuesday, June 30 2015

SNAP is the Software Non-functional Assessment Process. APM is the Assessment practices Manual. Organizations have been using SNAP for almost 4 years. The latest APM version 2.3 was just released last month. With each version, SNAP has grown and improved. Have you implemented SNAP in your organization? If so, we...

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IFPUG Recognizes 20 Years of Excellence: CFPS Fellows

The Certified Function Point Specialist exam has been a standard of excellence for over twenty years within the software measurement community.   The CFPS Fellows listed below have shown their expertise over 20 years and act as a beacon in leading measurement practices.  We appreciate their dedication and integrity. Ray Boehm...

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SNAP Assessment Practices Manual v2.3 is Released

SNAP is the Software Non-functional Assessment Process.  APM is the Assessment practices Manual. The International Function Point Users Group (IFPUG) is pleased to announce the release of the new Software Non-functional Assessment Process (SNAP) Assessment Practices Manual 2.3 under a Creative Commons 3.0 Attribution-Non Commercial-Share Alike License. An APM 2.3 Quick...

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ISMA10 Conference Week Concludes

The 10th IFPUG International Software Measurement & Analysis Conference (ISMA10), “Creating Value from Measurement”, was held Thursday, April 30, 2015 at the Sheraton Airport Hotel (704-392-1200) in Charlotte, North Carolina USA. Workshops were conducted on Monday and Tuesday, April 27 – 28, and an on-site CSP Exam was conducted on...

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IFPUG Metrics @ ACM SIGSOFT Software Engineering Notes

IFPUG metrics such as Function Points and SNAP were featured in the ACM SIGSOFT Software Engineering Notes (January 2015 issue), along with other related topics such as Halstead metrics, code counters, complexity metrics, object-oriented metrics, goal-question-metric,  automated function points, and organizations such as Capers Jones’s Namcook and Barry Boehm’s USC...

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