IFPUG endorses three types of standard methodology for software sizing.

IFPUG has one mission—to be the unquestioned recognized leader in promoting and encouraging effective application software development and maintenance activities. We do this by endorsing three proven methodologies for precise software sizing:

  • Function Point Analysis (FPA)
  • Software Non-functional Assessment Process (SNAP)
  • Simple Function Points (SFP)

IFPUG is also the governing body for the Certified Function Point Specialist (CFPS), the Certified Function Point Practitioner (CFPP), the Certified SNAP Specialist (CSS) and Certified SNAP Practitioner (CSP) certifications.

IFPUG members benefit from a variety of services, to learn more click on links below.

ISMA21 Virtual Conference

ISMA21 was hosted virtually on December 1, 2023.

ISMA21 virtual conference was an opportunity to allow attendees to learn from experts in the industry and included four presentations on non-functional measurement and one presentation related to functional measurement.

TThe ISMA21 virtual conference recording is now available in the learning center, click here to review the recordings.

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The New Certified SNAP Specialist (CSS) Certification

IFPUG is excited to announce the latest certification, Certified SNAP Specialist (CSS). The certification exam is available now in English with additional languages soon to follow.
The IFPUG Certification Program designations are formal recognition of a level of expertise in the area of either Functional Sizing or Non-functional sizing.

IFPUG is the governing body for the Certified Function Point Fellow, Certified Function Point Specialist (CFPS), the Certified Function Point Practitioner (CFPP), Certified SNAP Specialist (CSS) and Certified SNAP Practitioner (CSP) certifications.

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News and Events

Recent News
New IFPUG Leadership Opportunities: Forecasting and Software Estimation Committee and the Training Program Taskforce

December 11, 2023

IFPUG is excited to announce two new leadership opportunities for 2024. We are currently seeking volunteers for a new Forecasting and Software Estimation Committee and

New Features
Elementary Processes and User Stories

December 29, 2023

IFPUG is excited to bring you the first Knowledge Café Webinar of calendar year 2024. The IFPUG Knowledge Café series offers IFPUG members and others

Highlights
IFPUG is excited to announce there are now two levels of certification

March 9, 2023

IFPUG is excited to announce there are now two levels of certification related to the Software Non-functional Assessment Process (SNAP): the new Certified SNAP Specialist

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