ISBSG introduces the Online Productivity Data Query Tool

The International Software Benchmarking Standards Group (ISBSG) announces the introduction of the Productivity Data Query tool as a replacement for the Data portal. Now it becomes easy to select a subset of productivity, speed and quality data from the ISBSG…



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How to measure the value of agile software development

For an increasing number of companies, the agile development and modification of their software has become the standard approach. Users are happier because they see the desired changes in the softwaremore quickly. Developers are happier because they are in direct contact with users…



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Arguments for a new FPA manual

I want to argue here for a new FPA manual v3.0. The proposed changes are: Abolish the detailed analysis Rename the high-level (global) analysis to FPA analysis Introduce an indicative analysis, based on the function model, in addition to the current indicative analysis,…



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The accuracy of High Level FPA

  But what is the accuracy of high level FPA compared to a detailed FPA? Now that IFPUG published uTip #3, the users of the IFPUG method now officially got the green light to use size estimation methods that can be…



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Agile Metrics

What is the state-of-the-art? Agile methodologies nowadays gain popularity and have become a mainstream of software development due to its ability to generate high customer satisfaction. Estimation and metrics consultancy receives more and more ‘Agile assignments’ and are supposed to…



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