Announcing the IFPUG SNAP Trademark Contest!

SNAP is the Software Non-functional Assessment Process. Do you remember the IFPUG “Design a New Banner” contest we held in 2013? Well, the IFPUG Communications and Marketing Committee is kicking off a contest to gather contributions for a trademark for SNAP, the Software Non-functional Assessment Process. The trademark will be...

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ISMA10 Conference, Workshops, and Exam

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

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Podcast on SNAP Now Available!

SNAP is IFPUG’s Software Non-functional Assessment Practice. The 26-minute Software Process and Measurement Podcast # 324, featuring Tom Cagley’s  interview with Talmon Ben-Cnaan and Charley Tichnor, is now available for your listening pleasure. Navigate to it here. Talmon is Chair of the Non-functional Sizing Standards Committee (NFSSC).  Charley is a...

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Function Points #1 Metric, says ISACA

The ISACA (Information Systems Audit and Control Association) recently published a research article where 126 managers, developers, and metrics coordinators in the US were surveyed to obtain knowledge on metrics utilization and awareness. Function Points came on top as the #1 metric with 39% of the total, followed by Lines...

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The Third SNAP iTip, The SNAP Method-More, is Published!

The Non-Functional Sizing Standards Committee is excited to announce the arrival of the third iTip for SNAP. Look for iTips that will be discussing topics specific to the SNAP method. These iTips will provide guidance on topics important to IFPUG community members who use SNAP. They explain the application of...

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The SNAP APM is now Available in Spanish!

A Spanish translation of the IFPUG SNAP Assessment Practices Manual (APM) Version 2.2 is now available. SNAP is the Software Non-functional Assessment Process. To acquire a copy, navigate to the IFPUG Member Services Area, log in, and select the Online Store.  You’ll see the Spanish edition listed as a Featured...

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