Category: In Memorium

Grant Rule

Grant Rule We have recently lost a special and influential leader in the Software Metrics industry: Grant Rule. Grant Rule was a unique and exceptional talent who was widely known in the Metrics Community. He read voraciously and was deeply knowledgeable about software engineering and always interested in the latest...

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William J. Hufschmidt

William J. Hufschmidt December 15, 2010 We are all sad to lose our dear Bill. Bill was a true believer in Function Points and IFPUG from the very beginning. He served as IFPUG’s first president in 1987. He was a tireless volunteer, a friend and mentor to everyone he came...

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Allan J. Albrecht

Allan J. Albrecht 1927 – 2010 Allan J. Albrecht, the father of Function Points, passed away on November 10, 2010. Even though most Function Point counters never met him, he has inspired many measurement professionals. Even those that do not use Function Points recognize the relevance of Allan’s contribution to...

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Rita Brungardt

Rita Brungardt 1957 – 2002 On August 18, 2002, IFPUG lost an active member with the passing of Rita Brungardt. Rita, a long time member of IFPUG, joined the Communications and Marketing committee in 2001, after serving on the KCQAA Board of Directors for 7 years. During her short tenure...

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