Entries by Harold van Heeringen

IT Confidence conference and ISBSG workshop 2016

Aligned with the ISBSG workshop, the annual IT Confidence conference was organized in a co-production with the Southern California chapter of the International Cost Estimating and Analysis Association (ICEAA: www.iceaaonline.com). In a full day conference, a lot of interesting thoughts on software cost estimation in combination with the use of parametric models and historical data […]

ISBSG starts collecting data with online questionnaires

ISBSG is facilitating people who want to submit data, but don’t wish to go through the lengthy data collection questionnaires on paper. Therefore, short versions of the questionnaires are now available online! If you have some project data, please submit and get a free benchmark report in return! New Developments or Enhancements: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ISBSG Maintenance & […]

Software Cost Engineering is becoming an acknowledged profession!

Software Cost Engineering is a profession! However, in many organizations even large projects are estimated by just asking the engineers, architects, testers, project managers and other experts to come up with the estimate, based on their experience. In the Software Cost Engineering community, this is often referred to as ‘Estimation maturity level 0’. Although these expert estimates are […]

Individual IT Professional Membership

ISBSG has recently established this new category of membership to enable Individual IT Professionals to join the Global Community of Software Measurement Practitioners. The annual subscription is $AU50 ($US39 at current exchange rates), and Membership provides the following: A copy of the Reality Checker tool A sample of 100 records from the ISBSG Data & […]

Extra value for corporate subscribers

Being a corporate subscriber gives your organisation access to all the most current data, reports and tools. An additional benefit for corporate subscribers is the right to obtain a free report every year that is exclusively created for corporate subscribers. Even better, corporate subscribers can forward their own ideas regarding the analysis topic. If chosen, […]

ISBSG and ICEAA Southern California co-organize the 2016 IT Confidence conference

In 2013, ISBSG started to organize 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 get more confidence to deliver successful projects when using mature measurement and estimating techniques and relevant historical data. Since 2013 (Rio […]