ISBSG Partners Enjoy Exclusive Benefits

Receive exclusive benefits only available to ISBSG partners. Join a group of IT/Metrics professionals striving to improve the management of their software projects.

The ISBSG is pleased to present its new Partnership program.  The program includes a range of partnership types for you to choose from.

In addition to the great benefits offered, partners can obtain a rebate of 60 – 100% on membership fees if they submit data** to the ISBSG Repository!

Compare the different levels of partnerships and their benefits in the tables below.  Benefits that offer revenue possibilities to partners are highlighted in Blue. All prices are shown in Australian dollars (AUD).

PARTNERSHIP LEVELS

Gold Partner

(not-for-profit)

Gold Partner

(industry)

Silver Partner

(not-for-profit)

Bronze Partner

(not-for-profit)

Board member & voting rightsYesYes
Maximum annual rebate on membership renewal fee, if data is submitted to the ISBSG Repository
$1,680 (60% discount)$1,680 (60% discount)$840 (60% discount)$150 (100% discount)
Discount on products for partner’s members20%10%5%
Rebate on member’s purchase of products, given as % of discount off partner’s membership renewal:20%Individual arrangements possible. Talk to us.10%
Discount on products for resale to partner’s members at partner’s chosen price.40%Individual arrangements possible. Talk to us. 20%15%
Revenue sharing for joint productsYesYesYesYes
Purchase of ISBSG reports for a single fee with unlimited sell-on rightsYesYesYesYes
Use ISBSG e-commerce platform to sell productsYesYesYes
Invitation to attend annual ISBSG WorkshopYesYesYesYes
Recognition on ISBSG websiteYesYesYesYes
Special Webinars for partners and their membersYesYes
Membership certificateYesYesYesYes
A 1 year subscription to the ISBSG Productivity Data Query Tool. This tool generates productivity estimates that can be used as a benchmark for your project.yesyes
$2,800 AUD$2,800 (AUD)$1,400 AUD$150 (AUD)

**To be eligible for a partnership rebate, submitted projects must be rated ‘A’ or ‘B’ (high quality). Validation is performed by the ISBSG Repository Managers. Each project must be less than 5 years old and greater than 50 FP (or equivalent) in size.

For a modest fee, the IT Professional/Individual partnership is available.  This caters for individuals who wish to join an internationally recognised source of IT metrics. Please refer to the table below for a list of benefits.

IT/PROFESSIONAL INDIVIDUAL PARTNERSHIP

Annual membership fee$50 AUD
Copy of Early Estimate Checker tool. This generates estimates that can assist with the planning/benchmarking of your D&E project.Yes
One free Special Analysis ReportYes
Data for 100 ISBSG projectsYes
Invitation to join ISBSG Linkedin group and local country’s ISBSG memberYes
Submit article to ISBSG newsletters. Recognition on website and certificate if articles were published.Yes
“Finders” reward – access to the ISBSG Productivity Data Query Tool, if subscription or data sales are made through your recommendation.Yes
Membership certificateYes
Registration to receive ISBSG newsletterYes
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