Advantages of function point analysis- Project management (PMP)

Advantages of function point analysis.

a. It can be applied early in the software development life cycle.
b. It is independent of the programming language, technology, techniques.
c. It provides a reliable relationship to effort.
d. Creation of more function points can define productivity goal as opposed to LOC.
e. Productivity of projects written in different languages can be measured.
f. They can be counted early and often.
g. They can be used for GUI systems.
h. It considers environmental factors.
Disadvantages of function point analysis - Project management (PMP)
a. It needs subjective evaluations with a lot of judgment involved. b. Many effort and cost models are based on LOC, so function points need to be converted.....
Feature Points as a unit of sizing of software - Project management (PMP)
Feature points are not commonly used as a software estimating technique anymore. The approach was described for certain types of functionality by IFPUG method....
Guidelines for counting feature points - Project management (PMP)
a. Count feature points b. Continue the feature point count by counting the number of algorithms c. Weigh complexity....
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