Software cost estimation is difficult and still not a genuine profession yet. Many organizations still use the ‘expert estimate’ in some form, which are basically opinions without a solid basis of data. Also, the practice of planning poker – assigning story points to backlog items – is in fact a form of an Expert estimate. Story […]
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ISBSG Welcomes the Mexican Association of Software Metrics (AMMS) as a Gold Partner. The mission of the Mexican Association of Software Metrics (AMMS) (www.amms.org.mx) is: To assist IT professionals within the software development industry in Mexico. This is achieved by providing services for the promotion, collection, reference, and dissemination of […]
Detailed Information Read a summary report describing what you will find in the ISBSG repository – ISBSG D&E Data Demographics 2017 R1 Read descriptions of the fields contained in the ISBSG Data – ISBSG Repository Field Descriptions 2017 R1 Where did the projects come from? The projects have been submitted from 26 different countries. Major contributors […]
The Joint 13th CSI/IFPUG International Software Measurement & Analysis (ISMA13) Conference Mumbai March 6, 2017 John Ogilvie, ISBSG CEO, presented at the conference on “Using functional sizing to improve business success” and conducted a workshop on “Effective Applications Development Benchmarking”. Using IFPUG Functional Sizing and Historical Data to Improve Business Success The presentation demonstrates the […]
The 2017 IT Confidence and ISBSG workshop will be hosted by Gold partner China Software Process Improvement (China SPI) in September in Beijing. ISBSG is looking forward to return to China 9 years after the successful event in Nanjing (2008). Go to the IT Confidence Conference 2017 web page for more information on the event.
We are pleased to announce that the COSMIC organization joined the ISBSG as a Bronze Partner. COSMIC is the organization that created and maintains the COSMIC functional size measurement method. COSMIC is one of the six functional size measurement methods that comply to the ISO/IEC 14143 standard for functional size measurement. Currently the ISBSG ‘Developments […]
ISBSG and ICEAA Southern California co-organised the 2016 IT Confidence Conference In 2013, ISBSG organized a one-day conference aligned with the traditional yearly workshop. The name of the conference, IT Confidence, was chosen to stress the fact that the IT industry could actually gain more confidence to deliver successful projects when using mature measurement, estimating […]
New Front Office n order to shorten the response time for questions and orders, ISBSG has appointed a new front office and a new front office e-mail address. Please use the e-mail address firstname.lastname@example.org for all ISBSG related questions and queries. Are government software development projects really less productive than non-government ones? Many people […]
Detailed Information Read a summary report describing what you will find in the ISBSG repository – ISBSG Data Demographics 2016 R1 Read descriptions of the fields contained in the ISBSG Data – ISBSG Repository Field Descriptions Where did the projects come from? The projects have been submitted from 26 different countries. Major contributors are the United […]
October: international events and the thrill of new ideas October is always a special month for me as there are usually a number of inspiring international events to attend. This year I was very fortunate to be able to attend the International Workshop on Software Measurement (IWSM-Mensura) in Krakow (Poland) and the IT Confidence conference […]