Function Point Analysis, a standard metric for the relative size and complexity of a software system, originally developed by Alan Albrecht of IBM in the late 1970s.

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When counting function points, is my website menu an External Input?

I'm doing a function point count for a large website. Does the main website menu count as an External Input? I'm doing a function point count as described in this article. If so, since you only ...
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Which one is more reliable in a large project, COCOMO or FP?

I have estimated the cost of a product by COCOMO, then I estimated it by FP too. the results were so different from each other! The cost estimated by FP was about two times more than the estimated ...
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Is FPA incompatible with Agile?

I am currently working in an Agile + SCRUM based project. I work on a lower level module. This leads to a peculiar problem. The work I do cannot be directly associated with a user story many times. ...
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Great companies using FPA as cost estimation

Anyone know if great enterprises (Google, Oracle, SAP) uses Functional Point Analysis to estimate software building effort?