Metrics Groups


Organisations from around the world that promote the use of Software Metrics.


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A membership governed, non-profit organisation committed to increasing the effectiveness of its members' information technology environments through the application of function point analysis (FPA) and other software measurement techniques.IFPUG

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Established as ASMA in 1990 and amalgamated with SQA. They are based in Sydney Melbourne and Brisbane their focus is Software Measurement , Quality and Process Improvement

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The International Software Benchmarking Standards Group - maintains and exploits a repository of international software project metrics to help software and I.T. business customers with project estimation, risk analysis, productivity and benchmarking.

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Finnish Software Measurement Association FiSMA is an independent registered association focusing on better management through improving the quality and measurability of software and systems engineering.

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NASSCOM is a global trade body and facilitates business and trade in software and services and encourages advancement of research in software technology. It is a not-for-profit organization, and has been the strongest proponent of global free trade in India.

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The GUFPI-ISMA is the Italian association for the promotion, spread and development of quantitative technologies of measuring software.

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JFPUG The Japanese Association for the implementation of software measurement , process improvement and functional size measurement.

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AEMES The Spanish Association of Metric data processing Systems is a non-profit association, constituted by a group of businesses, university institutions and public companies interested in the improvement of the quantitative methods management of software.

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UKSMA Its aim is to promote the use of measurement in the development and support of software in general.

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Netherlands Software Metrics Users Association (NESMA). After the IFPUG, this Dutch organization was one of the first FPA user groups in the world. It currently has approximately 120 members (companies) and is the largest FPA user group in Europe (including Russia).

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DASMA is a user group for software metrics and estimation for the German speaking community.

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BFPUG Measurement and Function Point Users Group. An affiliate of IFPUG. The site is in both Portuguese and English

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COSMIC The Common Software Measurement International Consortium.

Advancing software functional size measurement