ISMA10 Conference Week Concludes

The 10th IFPUG International Software Measurement & Analysis Conference (ISMA10), “Creating Value from Measurement”, was held Thursday, April 30, 2015 at the Sheraton Airport Hotel (704-392-1200) in Charlotte, North Carolina USA. Workshops were conducted on Monday and Tuesday, April 27 – 28, and an on-site CSP Exam was conducted on...

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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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MetricViews 2015-01

The January, 2015 edition of MetricViews is now available Online!

The MetricViews “Function Point Alignment,” edition begins with an introduction by Editor, Paul Radford, followed by provocative articles. You will surely find valuable information in the articles written by thought leaders in the measurement community. The January, 2015 Issue of MetricViews can be downloaded as a PDF here. Be the...

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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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