ISBSG Workshop 2015

Once a year, ISBSG organizes a workshop where the members are invited to discuss and influence the strategy, the products, the data collection processes and other issues. 

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Agile Metrics

What is the state-of-the-art? Agile methodologies nowadays gain popularity and have become a mainstream of software development due to its ability to generate high customer satisfaction. Estimation and metrics consultancy receives more and more ‘Agile assignments’ and are supposed to…

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ISMA10 – Creating Value from Measurement

Over the last several years, Information Technology organizations have been moving their focus from software to services and non-functional issues. Function Point Analysis still remains a beneficial technique for estimating and sizing software solutions from functional user requirements, but needs…

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ISBSG Software Benchmark R13 released

The International Software Benchmarking Standards Group is very proud to announce that it has now released R13 of its New Developments and Enhancements (D&E) repository, containing the project data of 6,760 completed software realization projects. A broad range of project…

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Troublesome software metrics
cause errors in estimates

Introduction The software industry is one of the largest and most successful industries in history. But software applications are among the most expensive and error-prone manufactured objects in history. Software needs accurate estimates of schedules, costs, and quality. These are…

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