ISBSG Productivity Data Query Tool
Check the accuracy of your project estimates
Note: In order to use this tool, your project must be sized using IFPUG 4+, Nesma or FiSMA.
How the Productivity Data Query Tool works
View a short video clip demonstrating the use of the PDQ Too.
A Step-by-Step Description
Specify basic information about your project. You can choose options from drop-down boxes (like those shown in the sample below). ISBSG projects that match the options that you choose, will be included.
|Functional Size||Development Type||Year||Count Standard|
|Match All ⇩||Match All ⇩||Match All ⇩||Match All ⇩|
Choose attributes, from the tool’s drop-down lists, that match your own project. The possible project attributes are listed below.
|Primary programming Language ⇩||Organisation Type ⇩||Application Type ⇩||Maximum Team Size ⇩||Web Development ⇩||Intended Market ⇩||Count Approach ⇩||Development Platform ⇩|
The tool will find projects from the ISBSG Repository that match the attributes. you selected in steps 1 and 2.
Estimates (eg. median, 1st/3rd quartile) for Project Delivery Rate, Speed of Delivery are Defect Density will be displayed for each attribute, individually.
Enter your Function Point count (ie. size) of your project and click the Estimate button.
The PDQ Tool will generate estimates based on All of the attributes you chose in Steps 1 and 2, as well as the size you just specified. See the sample screen shwon below.