With the Thinkwise platform, it is possible to automatically calculate the number of function points of your application. A function point is a unit of measurement to express the amount of business functionality an information system provides to a user. Function points are used to compute a functional size measurement of software. (Source: wikipedia)
The automated function point calculation of the Thinkwise Platform has been developed in collaboration with and verified by QSM, the leading authority on Quantitative Software Management. It satisfies the Nesma counting practices at a global level.
Example function point analysis
By analyzing the model, the function point analysis can determine exactly which data and transactional functions are offered to a user by the user interface. Points are assigned to each of these functions to calculate the total number of function points.
- identifies and counts internal logical data collections, taking into account cardinalities and optionalities
- identifies and counts FPA tables
- identifies and counts User Transactions
- Input functions
- Output functions
- Inquiry functions
- assumes primary ILFs and looks for the associated functionality that is implemented in the specific model
- eliminates double counts
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