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China SPI hosts the 2017 IT Confidence Conference and ISBSG workshop

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). The Call for Presentations and the IT Confidence 2017 website with all information regarding the […]

Cosmic Joins ISBSG as a Bronze Partner

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 […]

April 2016 Newsletter

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 frontoffice@isbsg.org for all ISBSG related questions and queries.   Are government software development projects really less productive than non-government ones? Many people […]

What you can find in the 2016 R1 ISBSG Development & Enhancement Repository

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 […]

International Software Benchmarking Standards Group Overview

ISBSG Mission ISBSG is a not-for-profit organisation that has been helping IT professionals since 1997.  It aims to help you improve the planning and management of your IT projects.  This, in turn, will improve your productivity and  give you better control of your project costs. We achieve this aim through the sharing of knowledge.  2 […]

Large Government Department: Australia

Project teams had, over two years, been expressing an opinion that a new way of working was inefficient. IT management and the business only reacted when the fact of a 500% cost increase was proven and presented. See detail report

Case Study: Large Bank in the Netherlands

One of the main banks in the Netherlands was struggling with a major estimation problem. The software realization part of a very big project had to be estimated and there was no history data about such projects available in the organization. In fact, there was no history data at all available. However, as the financial […]