Q/P Management Group is committed to maintaining current certification status in relevant techniques and disciplines.  Our people, associates, tools, and training services carry the highest industry certifications, guaranteeing the best results for your organization.

  • All function point analysis consultants on Q/P’s staff hold Certified Function Point Specialist (CFPS) certification from the International Function Point Users Group (IFPUG).  This certification guarantees that Q/P’s function point counts are based on the most current counting standards.
  • PQMPlus™ holds both Type 1 & Type 2 software certifications from the International Function Point Users Group (IFPUG).  PQMPlus™ is the only software to earn Type 2 certification as an ‘Expert System.’
  • The Q/P Introduction to Function Point Analysis training course is certified at the most current version of IFPUG’s Counting Practices Manual.  This course was one of the original classes certified by IFPUG, and has been utilized in training thousands of function point counters.
  • Two Q/P consultants hold the Project Management Institute’s (PMI) Project Management Professional (PMP) credential.  Individuals who hold the PMP have demonstrated proficiency in project management skills.
  • Associate consultants on staff are SEI-authorized SCAMPISM Lead Appraisers for CMMI® based software process appraisals, and SEI-authorized instructors for the Introduction to the CMMI Version 1.2 course. They are also SEI-certified SCAMPI High Maturity Lead Appraisers, authorized to lead appraisals for organizations seeking to achieve CMMI Level 4 or 5.
  • Two Q/P consultants hold the Certified Software Quality Analyst (CSQA) certification.  Awarded by the Quality Assurance Institute (QAI), this certification is a formal recognition of proficiency in the application of Quality Assurance practices in Information Technology.
  • Q/P has an individual on its consulting staff who passed the Bywater ISO 9000 Lead Assessor Quality Assurance Auditing examination, registered by the National Registration Scheme of Assessors of Quality Systems. ISO 9000 is a widely used international quality system standard pertaining to Quality Management and Quality Assurance.
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PQM Plus

PQMPlus™ is a software project estimating and measurement system developed for project managers and measurement specialists.

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