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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 […]


Visit the IT Conference Conference 2015 website   Automated FPA within a Continous Integration Environment – T.Barbieri, M.Pasquale We present a prototype of a technical framework to perform AFP (Automated Function Point Analysis) on software built on a canonical architecture (Java Enteprise with Entities modeled using JPA 2.0 – the Java Persistence Framework).  The solution is integrated […]

March 2015 Newsletter

Features Release 13 of the Development and Enhancement (D&E) Repository is now available. 6,760 software projects are now available for you to use as a benchmark for your IT projects. Download ISBSG Newsletter March 2015