Managing and Measuring Software Requirements Workshop

by David Herron


Effectively building and deploying quality software is increasingly being recognized as a company's key competitive advantage.
Whether that software is marketed commercially or used in support of internal business operations, it needs to be effectively managed.
Effective management of software requires effective software measurement.
The Function Point metric has become the global software measure of choice.Industry accepted software process assessment techniques can be used in conjunction with Function Point sizing to produce a benchmark of software best practices within an organization.

What you will learn

This seminar will teach you the fundamentals of counting and applying function points. Upon completion you will understand:

  • Function Point Counting Guidelines
  • How To Apply The Function Point Counting Techniques for Mainframe, Client Server and GUI Environments
  • How to Use Software Measurement for Improving the Process
  • Effective Use Of Estimating Models Using Functional Measures
  • Early Identification Of Software Development Risks And Solutions
  • How To Perform Benchmark Analysis And Use Industry Data To Identify Key Areas For Improvement

Main Topics

  • Function Point Counting Guidelines
  • The Value of Software Measurement
  • Managing Projects Using Functional Metrics
  • Software Project Estimating Techniques
  • Improving the Software Development Process
  • Establishing a Software Measurement Program