Call for Papers – UKSMA conference

UKSMA Autumn Conference 7 September 2018 in London Requirements and Measurement Call for Papers This conference focuses on perhaps the most important item, the Statements of Requirements (SOR). The SOR can of course take many forms to satisfy the needs…

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Announcement practice meeting Sizing & Cost drivers

Announcement practice meeting Sizing & Cost drivers On June 11 the first practice meeting of the Nesma practice Sizing & Cost drivers will be held. The concept of practices was introduced within Nesma in 2017. Sizing & Cost drivers is the core…

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Retrospect Nesma Spring meeting

On April 19th was the Nesma spring meeting with the theme ‘The business benefits of Cost Engineering’. During this meeting the new Nesma standard 2.3 has been launched and the first books have been presented to the members of the…

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Nieuwe FPA standaard

Nesma heeft de standaard voor functiepuntanalyse herzien. Deze is per 1 februari geaccepteerd als internationale standaard ISO/IEC 24570:2018 door de ISO en wordt op 19 april officieel van kracht tijdens de presentatie op de Nesma voorjaarsbijeenkomst in Soest. Functiepuntanalyse beschrijft…

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New FPA standard

Nesma has revised the standard for function point analysis. As of February 1 it has been accepted as international standard ISO/IEC 24570:2018 by ISO and will be launched officially on April 19 during the presentation of the new standard at the…

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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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