David Consulting Group to Attend the International Function Point Users Group’s ISMA Conference

DCG to connect with IFPUG members and advance the practice of Function Point Analysis. DCG will speak and conduct a workshop at the seventh annual ISMA conference in Phoenix, Arizona
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Oct. 8, 2012 - PRLog -- Malvern, PA – David Consulting Group (www.davidconsultinggroup.com), a leading international software development consulting firm, will be attending the seventh annual ISMA conference, October 28-31. Representatives from the company will be both presenting and conducting a workshop.  

Tom Cagley, DCG’s Vice President of Consulting Services, will be presenting on October 31 in the Function Point Analysis Track of the conference. His presentation, “Function Point Counting Apple iPhone Applications,” will discuss the nuances of developing a functional size for mobile apps with components on a handset and in the cloud. Functional size is critical for estimating and portfolio management.

In addition, Sheila Dennis, Senior Management Consultant, and Corbin Cook, Consultant, will be conducting a one-day workshop: Applying Function Point Analysis (FPA) to Emerging Technologies. Designed for those who have completed an IFPUG-certified Function Point Basics course (FP101), the workshop will demonstrate how FPA techniques are applied to a variety of technological environments, including Embedded Applications, Real-time Systems, Process Control Applications, Client/Server Applications, Cloud Computing, SOA, and Middleware.

“ISMA is the foremost conference for those who are serious about the value of Function Point Analysis and promoting its use as an estimation tool,” said Mike Harris, President of DCG and DCG-SMS. “We have helped a number of clients utilize Function Point Analysis to size software deliverables, resulting in quantitative and qualitative data to support better metrics of the software development process. As such, we are excited to participate in ISMA, advancing our own knowledge of FPA, as well as sharing our expertise and experiences.”

The conference brings together leading industry experts, practitioners, and technology vendors to discuss the latest happenings in the field of software metrics.

IFPUG is a non-profit, member-governed organization, aimed at promoting and encouraging the effective management of application software development and maintenance activities through the use of FPA and other software measurement techniques.

To learn more about DCG’s Function Point Analysis services, visit the David Consulting Group website or contact Fiona Thompson at 610-644-2856, ext. 21.

About David Consulting Group
DCG is an international software development consulting firm helping companies frustrated with development costs, hampered by poor quality or struggling to estimate and achieve on-time delivery. DCG has successfully helped global organizations and their partners to make timely, effective changes to results and culture by providing them with specialized expertise in software measurement, sizing and process improvement, as well as IT performance improvement. DCG maintains a U.S. corporate office in Malvern, PA, and a European corporate office, DCG-SMS, in Blackpool, UK.
For more information, visit www.davidconsultinggroup.com.
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