FPA Evaluation of Digital Projects Using IFPUG Method: Mechanism and Peculiarities of Application
This article considers the Function Point Analysis (APF) as a tool to justify prices and specify liabilities for the development of a digital project, since each new project in the company is analyzed. The information acquired during the analysis forms the basis for the adoption of critical decisions regarding complexity, resources, frames, deadlines, expenses, etc. Even strictly defined designs can fall into later stages without an accurate analytical method. Reducing the risks of software projects is the most important issue. In general, this starts with the definition of exact measures in relation to the scale, productivity, duration, quality and other important performance of the project efficiency. Advanced methods of analysis, such as FPA, provide clear presentation of each these metrics related mainly with the amount of project, personnel, expenses and time, which supports management, control, adjustment of software development at early stages of planning.