Category: Official Notices

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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IFPUG elections, letter from the President

IFPUG is pleased to welcome two new members to our Board of Directors: Roopali Thapar and Chuck Wesolowski, both of whose terms commenced on Nov 1, 2017. Christine Green and Kriste Lawrence were reelected. We also wish to extend our sincerest gratitude to our former Treasurer Debbie Maschino, who was...

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IFPUG releases the SNAP Assessment Practices Manual v. 2.4

The IFPUG NFSSC (Non Functional Sizing Standards Committee) proudly announces the new release of the SNAP Assessment Practices Manual (APM) 2.4, under a Creative Commons 3.0 Attribution-Non Commercial-Share Alike License. SNAP (Software Non-functional Assessment Process) is the IFPUG method that measures the non-functional requirements (complementary to FPA; Function Point Analysis...

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IFPUG, COSMIC and Nesma release the paper “Managing Agile at Scale”

IFPUG, COSMIC, and Nesma, as the providers of three leading worldwide ISO-standard software size measurement methods, have released the paper “Managing Agile at Scale: A briefing for Software Executives and Chief Information Officers”. Agile methods have undoubtedly brought major benefits to business of faster delivery of software that better meets...

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