script src="http://www.google-analytics.com/urchin.js" type="text/javascript">

What You'll Find Here

This section is devoted do educating YOU about Function Point Analysis and Software Metrics in general. Wondering what factors impact productivity and quality of curious about employment trends in software development? Find it here.

Metrics and Funciton Point Analysis

There are several full articles on this site. The articles cover a variety of topics from introductory to advanced topics. The articles have been published in a variety of journals and magazines...

 

Free Function Point Manual

The free function point manual can be downloaded at www.MetricsTraining.Com or Function Point Training Manual. The manual is approximately 100 pages long and includes exercises to reinforce many concepts. A shorter article Fundamentals of Function Points is...

Free Online Function Point Analysis Training

Function points and metrics assist IT organizations in meeting corporate goals by helping them deliver projects on schedule and within budget. By determining functional size and some simple metrics IT can reduce...

Software Economics

Software economics is the study of how scarce project resources are allocated for software projects. Software economics helps software managers allocate those resources in the most efficient manner. The process of counting function points, gathering data, analyzing data is commonly referred...

Speaking

David Longstreet, a software economist, is an international consultant with clients in every corner of the globe. With over 20 years of IT experience, he has consulted in the USA, Europe, Asia, The Middle East and South Africa. From dog food to aerospace, he has...

Benchmark Data

Industry benchmark data is provided free with registration to the online function point training course. The average productivity rate as well as the range of productivity is provided for each of the following industries. Overall Industry Averages: Health Care, Aerospace & Defense...

Client List

David Longstrteet has consulted with many Fortune 500 companies and international companies across a wide range of industries. This confirms his position as a market leader and attests to the wealth of experience he brings to any...