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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 (704-392-1200) in Charlotte, North Carolina USA. Workshops will be conducted on Monday and Tuesday, April 27 – 28, and an on-site CSP Exam will...

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IFPUG SNAP Logo Contest Extended!

SNAP is the Software Non-functional Assessment Process. The SNAP Logo contest is being extended, to give participants more time to prepare and submit entries.  The new submission deadline is Tuesday, March 31. As it did with the IFPUG “Design a New Banner” contest  held in 2013,  the IFPUG Communications and...

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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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IFPUG Announces the Biggest Sale of the Season!

The IFPUG February “White Sale” kicks off Sunday, February 1! IFPUG White Papers are a source of knowledge and added capability! IFPUG’s White Papers allow anyone interested in function points to learn from IFPUG Function Point experts. What would make it easier to get your hands on a handful of...

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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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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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