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IFPUG method to size non-functional requirements (SNAP) is now an IEEE worldwide standard: IEEE 2430-2019

IFPUG announces that its SNAP (Software Non-Functional Assessment Process) method has become an IEEE standard: IEEE 2430-2019. The objective of the IFPUG SNAP method is to size the non-functional requirements of IT projects and applications. The method contains 4 categories and 14 sub-categories for sizing the non-functional requirements. The IFPUG...

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IFPUG Exam Provider Change

IFPUG announces the partnering with a new exam provider for the CFPS and CSP exams. As we continue to grow the program, we are confident our new partner will provide IFPUG members with a platform that will make the exams even more accessible and user-friendly than ever before. As a...

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Available a new edition of MetricViews “Measuring Software Quality”

The International Function Point Users Group is excited to announce the September 2019 edition of MetricViews. Measuring Software Quality is the topic of this edition. This edition includes a selection of noted authors who share their experiences and knowledge on a range of software quality measurement practices that are sure...

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40 Years of Function Points: Past, Present, Future

By Luigi Buglione Just 40 years ago in October 1979, Dr. Allan Albrecht proposed for the first time a technique for sizing the functionality of a software system. His technique was adopted, became an international standard, and inspired several other techniques and more. This paper shows the past, present and...

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