Assignment:

  • To describe the way  software metrics are often used in contracts and the reasons why this is the reason many projects fail to deliver the expected product in time, in budget and with sufficient quality
  • To describe the way software metrics should be applied in contracts between IT customers and IT suppliers

Members:

  • Hans Kuijpers, SIG (chair)
  • Frans Schoot Uiterkamp
  • Hans Bernink, JIM Bernink B.V.
  • Rini Scholten, Kadaster
  • Marcel Pereboom, Mediaan
  • Tim Schijffelen, SysQA
  • Frank Vogelezang, Ordina
  • Hans Vonk, QSM
  • Richard Sweer, Finidy

Products:

The committee is planning to publish to following products:

  • Guideline for metrics in contracts

And a number of mini guides for the following subjects

  • Development methodologies
  • Maintenance
  • Management
  • RFP Questions
  • Functional Quality
  • Pricing Mechanisms
  • Technical Quality
  • Assessing Suppliers Performance
  • Software Metrics in Contracts
  • Requirements for Supplier organizations
  • Requirements for Customer organizations

Status of the committee:

  • The committee is very active and will start publishing documents in the course of 2015. Please check the publications page to see which documents are already published.