Magazines, Organization, Conferences

International Function Point User Group Home Page
I served for nearly a decade on the board of IFPUG.  The site has a non member and member sections.  You have to join IFPUG to obtain the more valuable information.   For more information on conferences, committees, and key contact information go to the IFPUG home page. http://www.ifpug.org

IR35 Calculators For UK Contractors

Good Articles for IT professionals in the UK. Includes a good & clever article on Software Measurement & Golf.  

Project Management

Organizations

Function Point Consulting/Training in Russia
Project Management Company in Russia with a variety of different specialties.

Systems Modeling LTD
A consulting organization in providing useful information on software process and software engineering.

Function Points in Spain  
Spanish Organization dedicated to Function Points and Software Metrics.

Function Points in Brazil
A link to the Brazilian Function Point User Group.

South Africa: Training and Consulting on Function Points
Contact Jessica Van Wyk email: Jessica@functionpoints.co.za

Software Measurement Services
Group of consultants in the United Kingdom offering a variety of consulting on function points, software metrics and process improvements. Includes articles and other information.

Research and Academic Sites

Software Engineering Management Research Laboratory: This is the home page of the University of Quebec at Montreal / Research laboratory on Software Engineering. The site includes one of the most comprehensive bibliographies on software metrics. Additionally, you can read about current research projects. http://www.lrgl.uqam.ca/

Software Development Benchmark Data (Katrina Maxwell)
The site includes several online equations that are automatically calculate Hours Per Function Point based upon a variety of criteria.  The site also includes information on benchmarking.

University of Houston - Dr.Gary Richardson emai: gary.richardson@mail.uh.edu

Stevens Institute of Technology - Larry Bernstein Industry Research Professor

Spryware Site - I saved a bunch of money at Sprysoft Academic Software!

Other
Dominico Natale's home page. Dominico is the author of several books and papers regarding metrics and function points.

A site on using lines of code managed by James Heires. http://www.jamesheiresconsulting.com

A new search engine you may want to give a try.

http://www.arkadia.com/usa/

www.frety.net

http://www.zepti.net

www.yoy-search.com ( a convenient interface to ten types of searches)

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