Good news for CIOs, IT Directors and CFOs.

Experienced project managers deliver successful IT projects 2 times out of 3.

The bad news is that 1 in 3 still fail to deliver - even when run by the most experienced project managers. In a wider sample*, 2 out of 3 projects were challenged in terms of cost, schedule or functionality delivered.

*Standish: Chaos Report

Get to grips with IT performance.

GIFPA consultants have typically 20-30 years experience helping blue-chip companies and government departments - in fact, any organisation which uses software-intensive systems - improve the performance of their IT systems.

"Silver bullet" solutions don't deliver.

Our extensive expertise allows us to apply the principles behind all the popular improvement models to deliver tailored solutions focused on business need.

Deliver value from your outsourced partnership.

GIFPA brings independent third-party objectivity to achieving a mature and sustainable outsourcing partnership, using facts to defuse potential points of contention. By encouraging integrated team work, we enable customers to manage the supplier relationship effectively, and enable suppliers to deliver real value.

Are you a high-performing, mature organisation?

...then you know that change is a continuous process. GIFPA consultants are at the leading edge of best practice in perfecting process performance - including Lean management and Agile development. We can devise solutions to issues no-one has come across before.

GIFPA Ltd. 2016 is a specialist, independent IT Management consultancy working with decision makers in blue chip companies and government departments to improve the results delivered using software-intensive systems of all kinds. Whether you want to deliver faster, cheaper, better, or more predictably, GIFPA can partner you to achieve your objective.

GIFPA Ltd. support:

  • output-based contracts
  • software measurement
  • functional size analysis
  • benchmarking
  • software process improvement
  • Lean and Agile management
  • process-based business change
  • software capability assessment
  • supplier capability assessment
  • estimating
  • risk management
  • project management
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News and Events

European Competitive Measurement Symposium

5th/6th February

The ECMS 2008 offers training and information on best practices in measurement-related areas for managers in mature organisations ...more

Software Measurement and Improvement Forum

21st February, Russell Square House, London

Change for the better: initiating, implementing and integrating successful improvement programmes

GIFPA Newsletter: Improvement Champion

In the current issue:

  • Delivering value from benchmarking
  • Automotive SPICE
  • SMIF
UKSMA Conference

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Practical Use of COSMIC Functional Size Measurement

Public course. 26/27 February 2008, Kent, UK.


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