Software estimation with COSMIC funcional size measurement

Hacer una estimación "bottom-up" es inviable cuando no está disponible la estructura de proyecto, y hacer una estimación solamente basada en una analogía es muy subjective. Además, no se puede aprender de los errores...

Key issues to successfully applying function point analysis

Practical guidance for consistent use of Function Point Analysis. Publication Software Engineering Magazine | Year I | Issue 5 Date August / 2008 author Carlos Eduardo Vazquez Why it's important To anticipate, if not avoid conflicts, between the different types of users...

How to measure software team productivity

Achieving maximum team productivity is the desire of any company that aims for the success of its business. But how to attest that a software team is indeed productive? How to improve performance to...

Function points leveraging transparency and enabling control over software procurement

It explains the role of Function Point Analysis and the solutions derived from it in assessing the scale of operational efficiency and quality in the context after the Enron Corporation bankruptcy scandal. He set...

Results based software development acquisition

El sector de Tecnologías de la Información se ha visto muy affected by el movimiento de externalización de las empresas. Gran parte del desarrollo y mantenimiento de los sistemas ya no se hace más...

Software Estimates – Fundamentals, Techniques and Models – Part 2

Estimating is an everyday activity, systematically avoided by those responsible for its execution. In the quest to overcome this, a series of techniques and tools emerge. In desperation for an immediate solution, they are...

Function Points as a tool for the appraisal of software

Software valuation can be a complex process and there are several reasons for this. The problem arises when there is this need and the organization does not have the means to determine the value...

Non-functional complexity threshold in function points delivery rates

How to improve the distribution of productivity risks between business areas and software development organizations; simplify work monitoring and control by including non-functional measurement for functions intrinsically with high delivery rates due to design...

Software Estimates – Fundamentals, Techniques and Models – Part 1

Estimating is an everyday activity, systematically avoided by those responsible for its execution. In the quest to overcome this, a series of techniques and tools emerge. In desperation for an immediate solution, they are...

What are levels of granularity of functional requirements and why this is important

The granularity level is the largest or smallest extent in the description of the expected behavior of the software in a functional specification. It defines how specific or how general is the description of...