Tools and Techniques


Underpinning the various measurement and improvement categories are a set of Tools and Techniques. These include:

  • process models for assessing and improving the capability for software and systems development
  • estimating models and methods for developing estimates of:
    • software size
    • cost
    • quality
    • speed of delivery, etc.
  • functional sizing methods for measuring the size of a piece of software (or system) in terms of the functionality
  • scoping an improvement of measurement programme
  • identifying appropriate measures (metrics) based on business goals.

GIFPA provides tools and technique specific services to support in-house programmes such as: benchmarking, supplier selection, measurement and improvement. We also offer training and consultancy to teach, enhance and provide quality assurance in the use of these tools and techniques.

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