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Measuring Value Added

With agile, you choose to develop the functionality that provides the most value for the customer, post-development. What functionality does the customer receive and how can it be measured?
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Data for Decisions

Learn how ISBSG data is used in practice to make better decisions regarding Application Development related issues.
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Analysis of Cosmic Projects

This short paper focuses on projects, in the ISBSG Repository, that are sized using COSMIC functional-sizing methods.
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Cloud Computing

When business leaders move their IT systems and infrastructure into the cloud, their capital is not tied up in maintaining data-centers.
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Software Quality Trends

The number of defects per 1000 FP developed indicates the effectiveness of the development and testing process.
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Joint Confidence Level

Joint Confidence Level Analysis was successful used for NASA. Learn how parametric and machine learning methods were used.
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Historical Data

In DevOps the “Third Way” means “continuous experimentation & learning”. This is the highest maturity level for decision-making.
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Harry Potter and the 7 Secrets of the IFPUG Function

Julián Gómez, Brand Manager LedaMC discusses the 7 key points of function point methodology: product focus, improved communications, contextualizing software developments, method standardization and certification.
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Successful Software Project Delivery

Successful software delivery relies on: accurate planning & estimation, managing scope, using correct resources and methodologies, being AGILE and innovative.
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Software Project Schedule

So your project is behind schedule.  This presentation discusses project schedules and solutions to this common problem.
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Software Products

A presentation, in Spanish, from leading software development productivity company, LedaMC.
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Software Product Documentation

Save money and improve the quality of software projects with effective product documentation.
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Cost Risk Analysis

The management of modernization projects, in cloud and open-source environments, with a focus on cost risk analysis.
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Floss Sustainability

Measuring the sustainability of free/libre, open-source software (i.e. FLOSS) which is developed by the collaboration of programmers.
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Data Modelling

Historical IT project data can be used for data modelling.  This is to enable forecasting of: project costs, schedules, defects and effort.
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Software Rates

Software rates versus function point price? Discover the importance of FP Price and other normalized indicators against typical man hours used in software projects.
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Software Costs Versus Rates

Show the main conclusions from the Cost per Function Point vs Rates studies carried out by LEDAmc. Quality performance vs productivity indicators in two real scenarios, are discussed.
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Software Data Collection

This presentation expands the definition of software data and its scope.  It also discusses the needs of next generation IT projects.
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Cloud Solutions

This presentation explores cloud computing and cloud solutions. It provides: an overview of the implications and costs of migration to the cloud and it uses a case study to demonstrate migration of the ‘same’ capability in each of the three cloud solution scenarios.
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Cloud Costing

An in-depth analysis of cloud-based computing. It includes: cloud total ownership costing, consideration of technologies, costs and benefits.

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Estimation

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Productivity

Determine the factors that impact your project’s productivity.

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Agile

Learn about productivity, estimation and team size in Agile.

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Benchmarking

Compare your project’s estimates to the best in the software industry.

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Maintenance & Support

A significant proportion of your IT systems’ budget may be spent on maintenance and support.

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Sizing

Learn about the importance of software size, as an important factor in estimating cost.

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Outsourcing

Discover how customer satisfaction, cost-effectiveness and quality can be maintained with outsourcing.

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Project Control

Learn about the factors that affect the schedule and budget of your project.

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