May 18, 2008
SPaMCAST 33 - Donnellan, Software Metrics Programs Part 2, Guest Essay
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The essay is for this show is a guest essay by Frank Glaz of David Consulting Group discussing using function point counting to determine the efficiency of vendors. The essay explores a thorny subject that is rarely discussed at conferences or in the literature. Frank would appreciate comments.
There are a number of ways to share your thoughts . .
Future Events and the next . . .
I have another webinar coming up in May. The webinar is titled “A Cost Effective Approach to Enterprise Wide Software Process Improvement” May 22nd, 2008 at 10:00 am - 11:30 am Eastern Time
More information and registration information can be found at http://www.itmpi.org/webinars/
Conference season is beginning!
I will be speaking at
IFPUG’s 3rd Annual ISMA Conference and Fall Workshops Sunday,
September 14 – Friday, September 19, 2008 at the Westin Arlington
Gateway Hotel information at www.ifpug.org. The
presentation is call “Counting Facebook” and will be on Friday
September 19, 2008 at 10:25 AM - 11:25 AM,
I am speaking at Quest Toronto 2008 Conference, September 22- 26, 2008, at the Hilton Hotel in Toronto, Canada. I will be presenting “Good Numbers Go Bad” on Wed Sept 24th from 1:30 - 2:30 pm and also joining in as a subject matter expert in the end of day solutions workshop. Information can be found at http://www.qaiquest.org/toronto/
Finally I will be speaking at the Northeast Quality Council 57th Conference. The conference is scheduled for October 14 – 15 , 2008 in Marlborough, Massachusetts at Best Western Royal Plaza. The presentation is titled “One Size Fits . . .Someone Other Than Me”. Information can be found at http://www.neqc.org/conference.
Next Software Process and Measurement Cast:
On the next SPaMCAST I will begin a massive interview with Phil Armour. Phil presented some of the most thought provoking and provocative ideas on estimation and while I was going to delay discussing estimation again for a at least a few months I frankly could not help myself.