IFPUG endorses three types of standard methodology for software sizing.
IFPUG has one mission—to be the unquestioned recognized leader in promoting and encouraging effective application software development and maintenance activities. We do this by endorsing three proven methodologies for precise software sizing:
- Function Point Analysis (FPA)
- Software Non-functional Assessment Process (SNAP)
- Simple Function Points (SFP)
IFPUG is also the governing body for the Certified Function Point Specialist (CFPS), the Certified Function Point Practitioner (CFPP), the Certified SNAP Specialist (CSS) and Certified SNAP Practitioner (CSP) certifications.
ISMA21 Virtual Conference
ISMA21 to be hosted virtually on Friday, December 1.
ISMA21 is mainly focused on Non-functional measurement, it will include three presentations on non-functional measurement and one presentation related to Functional measurement.
The full conference schedule will be announced shortly. You can register in advance.
The purpose of the ISMA (International Software Metrics & Analysis) Conference is to provide educational and networking opportunities to IFPUG members and software measurement professionals in general, by learning and sharing knowledge in the world of software measurement.
The New Certified SNAP Specialist (CSS) Certification
IFPUG is excited to announce the latest certification, Certified SNAP Specialist (CSS). The certification exam is available now in English with additional languages soon to follow.
The IFPUG Certification Program designations are formal recognition of a level of expertise in the area of either Functional Sizing or Non-functional sizing.
IFPUG is the governing body for the Certified Function Point Fellow, Certified Function Point Specialist (CFPS), the Certified Function Point Practitioner (CFPP), Certified SNAP Specialist (CSS) and Certified SNAP Practitioner (CSP) certifications.
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October 12, 2023
It is with profound sorrow that we announce the unexpected departure of Rafael de la Fuente, following a short, unforeseen illness. Many around the world
November 20, 2023
The latest issue of MetricViews is available now. MetricViews is the publication from IFPUG tailored by metric experts around the world. The experts share advice
March 9, 2023
IFPUG is excited to announce there are now two levels of certification related to the Software Non-functional Assessment Process (SNAP): the new Certified SNAP Specialist
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