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Q/P now offers IFPUG Certified SNAP training. SNAP offers a quantifiable way to measure non-functional requirements. Courses for IFPUG Certified Training on SNAP are now available on Q/P's public training schedule. For those interested in learning about the unique competitive advantage embodied by SNAP, CLICK HERE to access our training schedule and registration or contact firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange onsite training specific to your company.
This book contains chapters contributed by industry experts on topics such as function points in measurement, metrics for the CIO, process improvement, and agile development. Q/P is pleased to report that 2 of our consultants have been selected as chapter contributors: Scott Goldfarb - Case Studies in Measurement Based Decision Making Lori Holmes - Facilitating FP Counts Click Here to purchase your copy.
Robyn Lawrie from Charismatek delivered an interesting presentation related to the challenges of early function point counting. In the presentation she discusses techniques that can be used to minimize the risk while still producing a useful size measure. We hope to see you there! Click Here to access the library
Available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year for only $25 US! Q/P provides an on-demand automated Certified Function Point Specialist (CFPS) practice exam that simulates the IFPUG automated exam environment. The exam is intended to help prepare an individual to take the IFPUG CFPS exam for CPM 4.3. Click Here for more information
Roger Heller's article on sizing cloud applications is now available in the Q/P library. Cloud applications are becoming more and more prevalent in our lives. From banking to games these applications are making us more productive and keeping us occupied in our spare time. Like any software development effort, being able to determine the size of a cloud application or project is the first step in establishing meaningful metrics. Click here to access Q/P library and this article
The old adage "It's not what you know but when you know it that counts" is certainly true when it comes to identifying, understanding, and defining user requirements. Sherry Ferrell and Roger Heller have written an article that discusses the Functional Requirements Rapid Analysis (FRRA) approach which defines the future system from the business user's perspective using Joint Application Design techniques early in the lifecycle and aids in the production of project measures through the integration of Function Point Analysis. Click here to access the Library
Q/P Management Group (Q/P) is expanding its library content to include selected Methods and Techniques
that the firm uses with its clients. The latest addition to this growing list of offerings is guidelines to
counting Multiple Media. These guidelines should be utilized when the organization's measurement objectives expect
that all of the requirements submitted by an end user be reflected in the functional size measure of a project or
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Q/P has expanded our library content to include selected Methods and Techniques used with our clients.
Visit our library to see what is currently available. Additional items will be added on a regular basis.
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