Category: General

What is wrong with Agile measurement methods? Standard Software Functional Sizing vs Story Points

We prefer Facts to Stories (Managing Agile activities using standardised measures) is the white paper produced by IFPUG, COSMIC and Nesma, international organizations that maintain the ISO/IEC software sizing standards used in industry for estimation, budgeting, contract and project management, supplier performance measurement, benchmarking and other management activities. This white paper...

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ISMA 15 Conference has started in Rome

ISMA 15 Conference has started today (May, 9) in Rome, Italy. During three days (from May 9 to 11) more than 400 measurement specialists from different parts of the world will share insights about IT metrics, the strategic value that they provide to the companies and to the high level...

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IFPUG updates certification webpages for easier information access, and available the guidelines for Italian CFPS exam!

The IFPUG Certification Committee is pleased to announce updates for the certification related webpages with newer menu structure and options on the website for improved access to related content, better understanding and enhanced look and feel. Certification related webpages are now structured by type of exam – CFPS, CFPS Extension,...

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IFPUG publishes white paper on Applying Function Points to BPM-Based System Projects

The IFPUG Functional Sizing Standards Committee (FSSC) is pleased to announce the availability of their recently published white paper: Function Point Analysis Applied to BPM-Based System Projects. This paper, authored by Diana Baklizky, provides guidance on applying the CPM (Counting Practices Manual) 4.3.1 FPA rules to measure systems based on...

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