Jun 17, 2007
Software Process and Measurement Cast 11!
Show Eleven features Part One of an in depth interview with Charles Symons on the topic of COSMIC Full Function Points. Charles Symons is currently joint project leader of COSMIC, the Common Software Measurement International Consortium. Before leading the development of COSMIC-FFP, Charles invented the Mk II Function Point Analysis technique for sizing software requirements. Information on COSMIC can be found at http://www.cosmicon.com/advantagecs.asp and http://www.gelog.etsmtl.ca/cosmic-ffp/index.html.
"Inca Trail and Process Improvement: A Ritual Purification". The text of this commentary can be found at my personal blog, www.tcagley.wordpress.com.
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On June 21 at 3 PM I will be presenting "When Good Numbers Go Bad" at Better Software 2007 in Los Vegas. The conference and workshops run from Monday June 18 though Thursday June 21 at the Venetian in Las Vegas. Information is available at http://www.sqe.com/bettersoftwareconf/. If you are attending let me know and we can schedule a get together.
News on the Second Annual International Software Measurement and Analysis Conference on the next cast!
Ian Brown's article Controlling Software Acquisition Costs With Function Points and Estimation Tool in the May 2007 Crosstalk can be found at http://www.stsc.hill.af.mil/CrossTalk/2007/05/0705Brown.html
Also Caper's Jones Estimating Software Costs Second Edition has hit the book stores!
Next Software Process and Measurement Cast:
The next Software Process and Measurement Cast will feature the conclusion of the interview with Charles Symons discussing COSMIC Full Function Points.