Quality Plus Technologies, Inc., incorporated in 1994, provides professional software measurement, project management, certified function point analysis, and software quality consulting and training. Our expertise CONSISTENTLY provides our clients with Software Process Improvement and Development Cost Savings.

Our clients include Fortune 500 companies in banking, insurance, engineering, manufacturing, avionics, state and federal governments, software vendors and major outsourcers.

We have flexible arrangements to suit your needs. We are available on-site, off-site, and through remote retainer arrangements. Call us or email us today.

We provide consulting advice and software process improvement program design services to senior management, software developers, quality assurance and measurement practitioners in the following areas:

  • Process improvement consulting
  • Streamlining and organizational reviews
  • Software process improvement and measurement tool evaluation, selection and implementation
  • Quality improvement initiatives
  • Planning and coordinating software measurement and function point analysis training requirements
  • We integrate measurement into your “normal way of doing business”. We plan, analyze and present your results
  • Measurement tells you how well your systems group is doing. A well planned and customized measurement program can reap great quality and productivity rewards

We work with you to build a realistic and custom software metrics programs to meet your needs. Click on any of the following links for specific information about our services in a particular area:

Software Measurement Consulting

We provide Consultation and Implementation Services to Senior Management, Software Developers and Quality assurance Professionals in the planning, design and implementation of software measurement programs. Included are:

  • Project management
  • Project estimation
  • Estimating and software measurement
  • Tool evaluation and selection
  • Communication associated with software measurement
  • Scope and change management
  • Requirements analysis
  • Work effort tracking
  • Defect tracking and removal

You will start out with the right measures and metrics.

Function Point Consulting

We’ll lead you to FP success through:

  • Proven IFPUG Certified Function Point Specialists
  • Easy to understand approaches
  • Planning & Design of Function Point (FP) analysis program implementation
  • FP counting, coaching, mentoring and auditing
  • Application, project and baseline count

Software Measurement Benchmarking And Quality Consulting

We will:

  • Set up and conduct software productivity and / or quality benchmarking within the customer organization
  • Conduct portfolio baseline counts (Function Point portfolio determination)
  • Baseline your current development and maintenance performance, and show you where you can improve

Consulting Resources

Certified Function Point Specialists

Functional Responsibilities:

  • Technical assistance
  • Planning and design of Function Point Analysis program implementation
  • Function point counting
  • Function point coaching
  • Function point mentoring
  • Function point auditing

Software Measurement Consultant

Functional Responsibility:

Consultation and provision of implementation services to senior management, software developers and quality assurance professionals in the planning, design and implementation of software measurement programs.

The following system development processes are included within the scope of these services:

  • Project management
  • Project estimation
  • Estimating and software measurement tool evaluation and selection
  • Communication associated with software measurement
  • Scope and change management
  • Requirements analysis
  • Work effort tracking
  • Defect tracking and removal

Software Measurement Benchmarking and Quality Consultant

Functional Responsibility:

Set up and conduct software productivity and/or quality benchmarking within the customer organization.

Conduct portfolio baseline counts (Function Point portfolio determination) by conducting function point counts on existing software applications using one or more of the following techniques (as agreed upon by the customer):

  • Manual function point counts (detailed hand counts)
  • Backfiring
  • Estimating using a one file model
  • Rough order of magnitude using commercial function point estimating software
  • Using commercial tools designed to count function points from existing mainframe program code
  • Other techniques as acceptable to the customer

Software Measurement and Function Point Trainer

Functional Responsibility:

Provision of the following software measurement training courses:

  • IFPUG Certified Hands-On Function Point Training (two days)
  • Guide to Software Measurement (one day)
  • Function Point Refresher Training (one day)
  • What is Involved in a FP Count? (1/2 day)
  • What is Project Modeling? (1/2 day)
  • Executive Overview of Software Measurement (1/2 day)
  • Series of Measurement Presentations (1 hour each)
  • Executive Measurement Briefing (1/2 day)

Software Management Consultant

Functional Responsibility:

Provide consulting advice and software process improvement program design services to senior management, software developers, quality assurance and measurement practitioners in the following areas:

  • Process Improvement consulting
  • Streamlining and Organizational Reviews
  • Software Process Improvement and Measurement Tool Evaluation, selection and implementation
  • Quality improvement initiatives
  • Planning and coordinating software measurement and function point analysis training requirements