SNAP Workshops Coming Up!

SNAP face-to-face 2 day seminar Scheduled in Madrid March 24 – 25 as part of the 2014 ISMA 9 conference!

And

SNAP Virtual Workshop Scheduled for February 6 to 11, 2014!

The Non-Functional Sizing Standards Committee (NFSSC) will be offering two Workshops, both entitled “An Introduction to the Software Non-Functional Assessment Process (SNAP)”.

 Madrid two-day face to face SNAP workshop, March 24 – 25

A two-day face-to-face workshop will be held on March 24 – 25 in Madrid during the ISMA 9 conference,  in which attendees can interact with peers and other people who have extended knowledge in using SNAP.

 To register for the ISMA 9 workshop Click here! 

Virtual 4-day workshop, February 6 – 11

The virtual workshop will focus on those who cannot join ISMA9.

 This workshop will be held as a four-day series of three-hour sessions held on February 6, February 7, February 10 and February 11, 2014, from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM EST.

 Each session will take 3 hours, with two 10-minute breaks. Case studies will be given as extensions to the breaks and between the sessions.

To register for the virtual workshop Click here!

For both workshops:

 At the completion of the workshop, participants will be able to perform an assessment of Non Functional Requirements (NFRs) for a project or application to obtain their NFR size in a rigorous, objective manner.

 The expected target audience includes  Measurement and Development specialists seeking to understand the IFPUG guidelines for sizing and estimating NFRs. The participants of the workshop are expected to have a basic understanding of the IFPUG CPM.

 The course will be taught by instructors from IFPUG’s Non-Functional Sizing Standards Committee.

All participants will need to have a copy of the latest version of the SNAP APM 2.1. Please download the Assessment Practice Manual (APM) release 2.1 from the IFPUG online store prior to the Virtual workshop.

Attend CFPS Certified Extension Activity and Learn Key Advanced FPA Concepts – Feb 11, 12, 2014!

FP211 – Function Point Analysis in Emerging Business Applications

Provided by Steven Woodward CFPS, CSQA, CEO of Cloud Perspectives

Dates: February 11 and February 12 2013 starting at 8:30 ET (local Ottawa, Canada time) and completing at 12:00 PM (noon) each day.

Duration: 1 day format (split into 2 morning sessions, February 11 and February 12)

Description: Today’s function point analysts must be able to accurately apply IFPUG function point counting rules to a variety of software environments and technologies. This course will focus on function point analysis for today’s emerging technologies…including, of course, cloud computing.

Content: The following technologies will be covered in this session:

  • Multimedia
  • GUI (Graphical User Interface)
  • Rules Based
  • Data Warehousing
  • Internet (includes cloud computing perspectives)
  • Voice/Prompt response applications/projects

Format: This is a hands-on, interactive workshop based on examples and case exercises. Specific interpretations of the IFPUG CPM rules will be provided. Steven Woodward CFPS, CSQA will instruct the workshop with over 20 years of IFPUG functional sizing experience and industry leader in value-focus ICT metrics initiatives for today.

IFPUG Certification Extension Credits: This is a CEC eligible activity and therefore attendance will be monitored and may use techniques such as polling to confirm attendance. The attendee list will be provided to the IFPUG office for official record.

Registration: Early bird rate is just $339 Canadian including taxes (Payment must be received by January 17).

More Information: Link to Cloud Perspectives for additional information, logistics.

Contact steve@cloud-perspectives.com or 613-823-7573 for more information.

SNAP Workshop Scheduled for July 11 – 19!

Want to learn more about SNAP? Here is your chance!

The Non-Functional Standard Sizing Committed (NFSSC) will be offering a virtual Workshop, An Introduction to the Software Non-Functional Assessment Process (SNAP) as a four-day series of three-hour sessions held on July 11, July 12, July 18 and July 19, 2013, from 11 AM to 2:30 PM ET.

At the completion of this workshop, participants will be able to perform an assessment of Non Functional Requirements (NFRs) for a project or application to obtain their NFR size in a rigorous, objective manner.

The expected target audience is composed of Measurement and Development specialists seeking the IFPUG guideline for sizing and estimating NFRs. The participants of the workshop are expected to have a basic understanding of the IFPUG CPM.

All participants will need to download a copy of the latest version of the SNAP APM 2.1 release from the online store. The course will be taught by instructors who have been active members of the IFPUG SNAP Committee.

Each workshop session will run 3 hours including two ten minute breaks. Case studies will be completed between the workshop sessions. The instructor will involve each of the attendees in the case studies.

Registration Fees (USD)

Fee Type Member Fee Non-Member Fee
Early: $1,000.00 $1,000.00
Regular: $1,000.00 $1,000.00
Late: $1,000.00 $1,000.00

Ready to register? Click here! Note after you click on the [Register For This Event] button you will be required to log in to the IFPUG Member Services Area.

Note: If there are enough registrations from a single geography, a separate workshop will be set up to accommodate that geographical time zone.

Also remember to download the Assessment Practice Manual (APM) 2.1 release from the IFPUG online store prior to the workshop.