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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4 metrics comparison

One of my clients asked me to compare metrics so I built this table. Regards, Capers Jones About the author: Capers Jones is CTO of Namcook Analytics, a company that builds advanced risk, quality, and cost estimation tools. This blogpost was originally…

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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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FPAi to keep focused
on customer functionality

It’s all about satisfied customers There is a lot distracting us from what it is all about: satisfied customers. For instance the choice whether to use agile scrum or waterfall as development environment, think of organization moves or commercial interests….

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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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