Grant Rule We have recently lost a special and influential leader in the Software Metrics industry: Grant Rule. Grant Rule was a unique and exceptional talent who was widely known in the Metrics Community. He read voraciously and was deeply knowledgeable about software engineering and always interested in the latest...Read more
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William J. Hufschmidt December 15, 2010 We are all sad to lose our dear Bill. Bill was a true believer in Function Points and IFPUG from the very beginning. He served as IFPUG’s first president in 1987. He was a tireless volunteer, a friend and mentor to everyone he came...Read more
Allan J. Albrecht 1927 – 2010 Allan J. Albrecht, the father of Function Points, passed away on November 10, 2010. Even though most Function Point counters never met him, he has inspired many measurement professionals. Even those that do not use Function Points recognize the relevance of Allan’s contribution to...Read more
IFPUG APPROVED FOR THE JAPAN INDUSTRIAL STANDARD PRINCETON JUNCTION, NJ, October 14, 2010 In Japan, standards are taken seriously. The Japan Industrial Standard is established by the Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry, in accordance with the Japanese law “Industrial Standardization Act”. The JISC (Japanese Industrial Standards Committee) is governed...Read more