5th International Conference on IT Data collection, Analysis, Benchmarking and Cost Estimation
September 20, 2017 – Beijing, China
Hosted by China SPI
Are you a professional responsible for, involved in or interested in data collection, analysis, standardization, and benchmarking? If so, you are warmly invited to share your innovative ideas, experiences, and concerns on these topics.
The conference welcomes two types of contributions:
1. Experience contributions: Share your problems and solutions in planning, using industry data and benchmarking practices. Help us to improve strategic decision-making.
2. Research contributions: Share empirical studies, hypothesized models or suggestions for establishing effective benchmarking programs to improve software/service value management.
Join us at the IT Confidence Conference
IT Confidence Conference Program
08.00 – 08.45 Registration
Conference topics include but are not limited to:
Approaches for cost-effective and sustainable benchmarking programs.
Approaches for standardized data collection, analysis, and standardization practices.
Innovative Software Cost Engineering approaches, using parametric models and historical data.
Requirements and constraints for designing effective benchmarking programs to achieve a better value management.
Benchmarking in SMEs (Small-Medium Enterprises) and VSE (Very Small Entities) and related constraints.
Internal and external benchmarking for better strategic, tactical and operational decision-making.
Empirical studies on the most effective measures/KPI for a benchmarking program and their level of granularity for properly supporting the decision-making process.
Alignment of business, tactical and operational goals and timing for revising the benchmarking strategy.
Abstracts submission: May 31, 2017
Notification of acceptance/rejection: June 15, 2017
Full presentation/paper submission: August 31, 2017
Final presentation/paper version: September 15, 2017
Conference day: September 20, 2017
Register for the IT Confidence Conference Now
Registrations are open but places are limited so please register as soon as possible.
The venue of the IT Confidence 2017 is:
Hotel Nikko New Century Beijing
6 Capital Indoor Stadium S Rd, Haidian Qu, China, 100044
+86 10 6849 2001
We strongly advise booking the hotel where the IT Confidence is organized: Hotel Nikko New Century Beijing:
Do you have any questions? Please contace the IT Confidence 2017 Office
Harold van Heeringen (ISBSG/ Nesma/ the Netherlands)
Thomas Fehlmann (SwissICT, Switzerland)
Pekka Forselius (FISMA, Finland)
Christine Green (IFPUG, Denmark)
Stavros Pechlivanidis (DASMA, Germany)
Akira Sakakibara (JFPUG, Japan)
Pablo Soneira (AEMES, Spain)
Harold van Heeringen (NESMA/ISBSG, Netherlands)
Li Zheng (China SPI)
Previous IT Confidence Conferences
Please feel free to browse information from previous IT Confidenc Conferences below.
IT Confidence 2013 (Rio de Janeiro, Brasil – Oct 3, 2013)
IT Confidence 2014 (Tokyo, Japan – Oct 22, 2014)
IT Confidence 2015 (Florence, Italy – Oct 19, 2015)
IT Confidence 2016 (Los Angeles, USA – Sep 7, 2016)