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The course can be tailored to meet your specific needs.

  • Introduction to Software Metrics
    - Understanding behavior/ reward system
    - Overview of metrics in other industries and disciplines
    - Learning to manager what you measure
    - Understanding the estimating models
    - Pros and Cons of Metrics
  • Function Point Analysis (FPA) Process
    - High Level Introduction
    - Brief discussion on theoretical foundations
    - Connecting the dots between all the FPA components
  • Establishing the Boundary
    - for traditional applications
    - for Internet applications
    - for intranet applications
    - for GUI
    - for Client/Server
    - exercises and examples
  • Identifying the RET’s and DET’s
    - Radio Buttons
    - Drop Downs
    - Check Lists
    - Sound bytes
    - Command Buttons
    - exercises and examples
  • External Inputs
    - defining and understanding EI's
    - traditional external inputs
    - external inputs for GUI applications
    - external inputs of an internet application
    - exercises and examples
  • External Outputs
    - defining and understanding EO's
    - counting textual reports
    - counting graphs
    - EO's for internet application
    - EO's in a GUI environment
    - exercises and examples
  • External Inquiries
    - defining and understanding EQ's
    - difference between EO and EQ
    - textual EQ's
    - EQ's and internet applications
    - EQ's for GUI
    - exercises and examples
  • Internal Logical Files
    - defining and understanding ILF's
    - examples of RET's
    - understanding ILF's on the internet
    - understanding ILF's for relation databases
    - exercises and examples
  • External Interface Files
    - defining and understanding EIF's
    - examples of EIF's on the internet
    - examples of EIF's for client/server
    - examples of EIF's for relation databases
    - exercises and examples
  • General System Characteristics
    - GSC's for traditional applications
    - GSC's for Internet applications
    - GSC's for GUI applications
    - exercises and examples
  • Calculating Adjusted Function Points Count
  • Exercises & Case Studies
    - traditional applications
    - applications deployed via internet/intranet
    - applications using GUI interfaces
    - applications deployed using OO
    - can be customized for your organization

 

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