August 2018 Newsletter

Software Cost Estimation – finally a real profession! Estimation maturity processes on average are still quite low in the Software industry. Large sums of money continue to be wasted because projects were not estimated professionally, resulting in cost and schedule overruns. One of the issues across all of industry is the fact that the software […]

June 2018 Newsletter

May 2018 Newsletter

Call for presentations for IT Confidence 2018 The 2018 IT Confidence and ISBSG workshop will be hosted by Gold member Mexican Association of Software Metrics (AMMS) in Mexico City on September 12. The Call for Presentations and the IT Confidence 2018 website with all information regarding the event is available at IT Confidence Website The Mexican […]

April 2018 Newsletter

Call for papers for IT Confidence 2018 The 2018 IT Confidence and ISBSG workshop will be hosted by Gold member Mexican Association of Software Metrics (AMMS) in Mexico City on September 12.  AMMS is a more recent Gold member of ISBSG and we are delighted that they have offered to host the IT Confidence 2018.  […]

March 2018 Newsletter

Now available: Release 2018 R1 of the Development & Enhancement data repository! (>8250 projects, releases and sprints) The International Software Benchmarking Standards Group (ISBSG) announces the new release of the Development & Enhancements data repository. The number of new development projects, releases and series of sprints is now over 8200. The data can be used […]

December 2017 Newsletter

The New Release of the ISBSG Data is Coming! ISBSG is excited to announce the new release of the Development & Enhancement (D&E) data in January 2018. ISBSG Corporate subscribers will be sent the new release of the data, as part of their subscription.  Find out how you can enjoy the benefits of a Corporate […]

November 2017 Newsletter

Estimating the Required Team Size of Agile Teams ISBSG has created a new section of the website dedicated to Agile called “Agile Corner“.  A recent addition is a free report on How to Estimate the Required Team Size of Agile Teams . This is the first in a series of tutorials on how to use ISBSG data […]

May 2017 Newsleter

New Release of Data Repository This week the International Software Benchmarking Standards Group (ISBSG) announces the new release of the Development & Enhancements data repository: 2017R1. Over 500 projects have been added and the number of new development projects, releases and series of sprints is now over 8000. The data can be used for software […]

March 2017 Newsletter

The Joint 13th CSI/IFPUG International Software Measurement & Analysis (ISMA13) Conference Mumbai March 6, 2017 John Ogilvie, ISBSG CEO, presented at the conference on “Using functional sizing to improve business success” and conducted a workshop on “Effective Applications Development Benchmarking”. Using IFPUG Functional Sizing and Historical Data to Improve Business Success The presentation demonstrates the business […]

January 2017 Newsletter

Software Project Estimation and Benchmarking Made Easy: ISBSG introduces the Online Productivity Data Query Tool (PDQ) Today, the International Software Benchmarking Standards Group (ISBSG) announces the introduction of the Productivity Data Query tool as a replacement for the Data portal. Now it becomes easy to select a subset of productivity, speed and quality data from […]