Non-Functional Requirements

Non-Functional Requirements Any car can drive, so why do rappers, superstar athletes, and million- and billionaires, pay tons of money extra to buy a Bentley Continental GT coupe that gets them as fast and safe to where they want to be…

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Making Measurement Count
Call for Presentations

Pursuing the revitalising of the Association the UKSMA is holding: an UKSMA Conference in London in May 2018 The conference affords the opportunity to share experiences, ideas, academic papers, case studies, and strategies for widening the relevance, appeal and benefit…

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Estimating non-functionals: we need your help

Estimating non-functionals: we need your help Estimating non-functional requirements has been an issue for decades. We have tried the 14 GSCs to correct the functional size for non-functional complications, but that did not work. We have tried COCOMO-like approaches, which…

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Het begroten van non-functionals: Hulp gevraagd

Het begroten van non-functionals: Hulp gevraagd Het begroten van non-functional requirements is al tientallen jaren een hot issue. We hebben de 14 systeemkenmerken geprobeerd die de functionele omvang corrigeren voor niet-functionele invloeden, maar dat werkte niet. We hebben COCOMO-gebaseerde aanpakken…

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Significant discounts on ISBSG corporate subscriptions

Nesma offers significant discounts on ISBSG corporate subscriptions! Nesma encourages organizations that are serious about improving their decision-making capabilities based on data to become ISBSG corporate subscriber. This subscription gives you the most value possible and helps you leverage the…

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Autumn conference in retrospect

On Thursday November 9, the annual Nesma Autumn Conference took place at the Soester Duinen, in Soest (NL). The theme of the conference was “Metrics in contracts, how to avoid horror stories”. About 60 visitors attended the conference. Remarkable was…

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Terugblik najaarsconferentie

Op donderdag 9 november vond in de Soester Duinen in Soest de jaarlijkse najaarsconferentie van de Nesma plaats, met als thema “Metrics in contracts, how to avoid horror stories”. De conferentie werd bezocht door ongeveer 60 mensen. Opvallend dit jaar…

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ISBSG workshop Beijing 2017

Feedback report to the Nesma community As you all know, Nesma considers the availability of historical data of software projects and maintenance of an utmost importance for the industry. Nesma is therefore a proud member of the International Software Benchmarking…

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Nesma 2020: new organization, new plans

Nesma has decided to adopt Agility and to work in shorter cycles. The advantage is that members that don’t want to commit to a workgroup for many years can support one or more iterations. Joining a working group for a…

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sCEBoK: a step further

06-09 June was the ICEAA Conference in Portland. During the conference the first 7 (draft) modules of the Software Cost Engineering Body of Knowledge (sCEBoK) are presented. A great result for this first year and we received positive reactions from…

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