Events in Madrid!

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IFPUG presents Events in Madrid  

Meet the IFPUG Board of Directors!

Earn Certification Extension Credits!

Take Certification Exam – Both CFPS and CSP exams will be given.

Be among the first to be certified in SNAP – take the CSP Exam!  

 Take the two day SNAP training session, which is available prior to the exam on
March 24th & 25th  

Have you been preparing to take the CFPS or CSP (SNAP) exam? If so, now is the time!

 Both the CFPS Certification Exam and the CSP (SNAP) Certification Exam can be taken on March 26th 2014,

 the day before you attend ISMA 9 in Europe, held in Madrid, Spain.

 Join us for 4 days’ worth of fun and learning opportunities in Madrid, or just register for a few.

  Don’t miss out!                   To register, go here. 

This conference will focus on why to measure software and what purpose and benefits are provided. 

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!


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.

ISMA9 in Europe!




To register, visit the Registration Page in the Member Services Area of the IFPUG Website.

After visiting Phoenix ( USA) , and Rio de Janeiro ( Brazil ),
IFPUG has chosen Madrid as the venue for its next international conference.

This conference will focus on WHY MEASURE software.
What purpose and what benefits provided.

Aimed at IT managers, Senior Project Managers,
IFPUG Certified Professionals will provide answers to many of the key aspects of IT Governance:

  •  How to Succeed in project estimates and judgments
  •  How to properly manage suppliers
  •  How to measure software rigorously

Come to hear prominent IT professionals such as:

  •  JOE SCHOFIELD, USA (Previous President, IFPUG)
  •  CHARLES SYMONS, UK (Former President of Cosmic)
  •  MAURICIO AGUIAR, Brazil (President, TI Metricas)
  •  RAFAEL DE LA FUENTE, Spain (President, LEDAmc)

Success stories of leading Spanish companies in the sector will also be exhibited.


That same week Madrid will host three important activities for the community of software metrics:

  •  A two-day seminar SNAP to advance measurement practices of non-functional elements such as settings or conversions.
  •  A review of CFPS certification.
  •  A CSP certification test (SNAP)
  •  The semi-annual meeting of the board of IFPUG.