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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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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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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Organization of the CFPA exam has changed

Our service provider for FPA certification was CITO, this contract is stopped per 31 July because CITO aims to target on more specific customers. We have found a very good alternative; from the 1st of august the exams will be…

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Nesma 2020: nieuwe structuur, nieuwe plannen

Nesma heeft besloten om Agility te omarmen en kort-cyclischer te gaan werken. Het voordeel is dat leden die niet jaren in een werkgroep willen zitten wel een bijdrage kunnen leveren en mee kunnen werken aan één of meer iteraties. Langer…

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Organisatie van CFPA-examen is veranderd

Als Nesma hadden we tot 31 juli 2017 een contract met het CITO voor de examinering van de telrichtlijnen. Het CITO heeft aangegeven het contract niet te willen verlengen omdat ze zich wil richten op specifiekere klanten. We hebben inmiddels…

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Cito certification stops

Over the last years, the Dutch organization Cito has taken care of the certification of the Nesma CFPA exams. They dealt with the operational matters, including hosting the exams, digitally and on location with their partner Lamark. The exams are…

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New version ISO-standard Nesma-FPA

In 2005 the Nesma FPA counting guidelines became the international standard ISO/IEC 24570:2005. In the 2010 and 2015 systematic reviews the standard was prolonged as International Standard. The Nesma Counting Practices Committee has made an inventory of questions and issues…

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