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A SNAP Users Forum was held on Tuesday, June 30 2015

A SNAP Users Forum was held on Tuesday, June 30 2015

SNAP is the Software Non-functional Assessment Process. APM is the Assessment practices Manual. A virtual meeting of SNAP users was held in June 2015. Users from the US, Brazil, Spain, France and India discussed common challenges of implementing SNAP in their organization. Here is a short list of common issues:...

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IFPUG Metrics @ ACM SIGSOFT Software Engineering Notes

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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Podcast on SNAP Now Available!

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

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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