National Congress of Software Measurement & Estimation CNMES 2019

  We officially announce the date for our National Congress of Software Measurement and Estimation CNMES 2019.  See you on October 24, at the Faculty of Engineering, UNAM, Mexico City, as a part of the 7th International Research Conference and Innovation in Software Engineering (CONISOFT2019). Do not miss this forum where there will be the […]

SPI China to host the 2019 IT Confidence Conference

Join us in Beijing for the 6th annual IT Confidence Conference.  IT metrics experts will present strategies on project measurement, estimation, planning and benchmarking. The conference will take place in Beijing from 4th – 7th August. 2019. For more details, go to IT Confidence Conference 2019.

Software Cost Estimation – Will the industry ever learn?

Software Cost Estimation is often considered the most difficult part of an integral cost estimate. Unrealistic software estimates often result in disasters. Examples are new tunnels, new metro lines or new factories that can’t start their operation because everything is ready, except for the software. One of the main reasons for this is often an […]

New Release of D&E Data for 2019

The International Software Benchmarking Standards Group (ISBSG) announces the 2019 release of the Development & Enhancements software data repository. Compared to the previous release, almost 1000 projects, releases and sprints have been added. The number of new development projects, releases and series of sprints is now 9,178. The data can be used for many purposes, […]

New Agile Data Collection Questionnaire

ISBSG has released and new data collection questionnaire specifically for Agile projects. 2018 February release of the Development & Enhancement data has 169 Agile projects with new submissions to be released in 2019. Download the Agile Data Collection questionnaire and submit your projects to contribute to helping others learn about the productivity of Agile projects.

New Release of ISBSG Development & Enhancement Data for 2018

ISBSG is pleased to announce the new release of the Development & Enhancement data repository for 2018.. The number of new development projects, releases and series of sprints is now over 8200. Use the latest release of the ISBSG data for: improved software project estimation reality checks of proposals better project control scope management (supplier) performance […]

New Release of Report – Project Planning (for different project phases)

The 2017 version of the Project Planning (Phase Ratios) report has just been released. Would you like to benchmark the effort allocated to the phases of your project?  This report provides a valuable insight into the effort ratios spent on each project phase, using projects from the ISBSG Repository. Both Enhancement projects and New Development […]

Free Agile Report Offer

ISBSG is pleased to offer you a copy of our short report –  How to Estimate the Required Team Size of Agile Teams. Read more about this offer now.

ISBSG and LEDAmc at the Madrid, Spain at the expo:QA’17

The expo:QA’17 conference took place mid June in Madrid, Spain with more than 400 participants (from more than 200 different companies)  that come from 22 different countries. The conference program was like a big candy store with everything that you could dream off about testing. With more than 40 presentations, Masterclasses and workshops with presenters […]

Mexican Association of Software Metrics (AMMS) Joins ISBSG as a Gold Partner

The mission of the Mexican Association of Software Metrics (AMMS) ( is:           To assist IT professionals within the software development industry in Mexico. This is achieved by providing services for the promotion, collection, reference, and dissemination of software-related metrics.  This is carried out in areas that are useful to professionals […]