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) (www.amms.org.mx) 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 […]

China SPI hosts the 2017 IT Confidence Conference and ISBSG workshop

The 2017 IT Confidence and ISBSG workshop will be hosted by Gold partner China Software Process Improvement (China SPI) in September in Beijing. ISBSG is looking forward to return to China 9 years after the successful event in Nanjing (2008). Go to the IT Confidence Conference 2017 web page for more information on the event.

Cosmic Joins ISBSG as a Bronze Partner

We are pleased to announce that the COSMIC organization joined the ISBSG as a Bronze Partner. COSMIC is the organization that created and maintains the COSMIC functional size measurement method.  COSMIC is one of the six functional size measurement methods that comply to the ISO/IEC 14143 standard for functional size measurement. Currently the ISBSG ‘Developments […]

IT Confidence conference and ISBSG workshop 2016

Aligned with the ISBSG workshop, the annual IT Confidence conference was organized in a co-production with the Southern California chapter of the International Cost Estimating and Analysis Association (ICEAA: www.iceaaonline.com). In a full day conference, a lot of interesting thoughts on software cost estimation in combination with the use of parametric models and historical data […]

ISBSG starts collecting data with online questionnaires

ISBSG is facilitating people who want to submit data, but don’t wish to go through the lengthy data collection questionnaires on paper. Therefore, short versions of the questionnaires are now available online! If you have some project data, please submit and get a free benchmark report in return! New Developments or Enhancements: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ISBSG Maintenance & […]

IFPUG MetricViews magazine: Use Relevant Industry Data as a Valuable Outside View for Your Analysis

In the latest issue of the IFPUG MetricViews magazine, ISBSG president Harold van Heeringen explains how the use of ISBSG data together with IFPUG (or Nesma, COSMIC or FiSMA) function points can be really helpful to assess the reality value of estimates delivered by experts. As organizations are always struggling to collect actual data of […]

ISBSG voted in top 25 of most promising project management solution providers

The magazine APAC CIO Outlook has published the new list with the top 25 most promising project management solution providers. ISBSG is listed as one of these 25, as the magazine feels that ISBSG data can help many organizations in improving estimation and performance measurement processes. The publicly available data can really help organizations to […]

ISBSG and China Software Process Improvement Association (China SPI) start partnership

ISBSG is very proud to announce the partnership with China SPI. China SPI is a not-for-profit organization in Beijing (China) that provides an ecosystem for its members to improve IT and Software best practices in China. China SPI has over 2000 members in China and wishes to improve the maturity of the Chinese market when […]

Release 2016 R1 of the ISBSG Development and Enhancement Repository is now available.

The International Software Benchmarking Standards Group is very proud to announce that it has now released 2016 R1 of its New Developments and Enhancements (D&E) repository, containing the project data of over 7.500 completed software realization projects. A broad range of project types from many industries and many business areas are available for you to […]