Board and Committees

A list of our board and committees is presented below.  The board and committees strive to present value to the membership of IFPUG and promote Function Points.

  • Business Applications Committee
    IFPUG is pleased to announce the launch of the new Business Applications Committee. The purpose of the committee is to contribute to C-level and management decision-making using quantitative approach. The function of the Business Applications Committee (BAC) is to encourage and support the development and definition of standardized metric-based business practices utilizing unit of size based on IFPUG sizing standards such as: value based contracting, value based price modelling, estimating models, cost modelling, measurement, productivity models and analysis, productivity and quality indicators, and benchmarking analysis.
  • Board of Directors
    The IFPUG Board of Directors is elected by the membership. They strive to promote Function Point methodology and provide value to the membership.
  • Certification Committee
    The Certification Committee's mission is to develop and maintain a professional Function Point certification program for counting practitioners, training materials and software tools.
  • Communications and Marketing Committee
    The Communications and Marketing Committee is responsible for advising the membership on upcoming events and dues through the IFPUG website and weekly eBlasts.
  • Functional Sizing Standards Committee
    Our committee is responsible for the oversight and maintenance of the IFPUG Counting Practices Manual, serving as a forum for resolving issues in counting methodology, producing periodic guidance content for the membership such as Case Studies, White Papers, iTips, Hot Topics webinars, and Helpful Hints videos. We will monitor the new IFPUG bulletin board (IFPUG-ISMA Insights) and continue supporting the Agile & Mobility interest groups. We will form new interest groups based on membership feedback.
  • Industry Standards Committee
    The Industry Standards Committee (ISC) is working on behalf of IFPUG members to advance Function Points as an international Software Engineering Standard through ISO/IEC JTC1 SC7 and SNAP through IEEE. The Committee also participates in the development and review of other related Software Engineering Standards related to software lifecycle, artificial intelligence, internet-of-things, blockchain, quality assurance, software measurement, software process improvement, and benchmarking. The ISC also fosters cooperation and collaboration between IFPUG and other standards communities such as: IEEE, NIST, TM Forum, ISBSG, OMG and other ISO standards committees.
  • International Membership Committee
    The mission of the International Membership Committee is to act as the voice of the membership. The Membership Committee is charged with enhancing the member’s experience, enhancing membership value and increasing membership.
  • Non-Functional Sizing Standards Committee
    The NFSS committee is responsible for the oversight and maintenance of the IFPUG SNAP Assessment Practices Manual, serving as a forum for sizing and estimating software Non-Functional requirements. The committee will also resolve issues in SNAP counting methodology; provide periodic guidance content for the members such as Case Studies, White Papers, webinars, and Helpful Hints videos.
  • Partnerships & Events Committee
    The committee's mission is to discover opportunities to share software metrics methodology worldwide creating valuable partnerships with associations (ONG or commercial) - Create new training paths, involving CFPS members, to offer new opportunities and create value for the use of their certifications. - Share result, methodology and comparison studies worldwide through events (on site or webinar) open not only to IFPUG methods, but compliant with ISO IEC 14143 series. - Enhance the reach of Function Points with strategically chosen themes for Conferences by taking industrial and academic interest into consideration. - Invigorate the partner market.

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