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Use Caution with Function Points

Case Study by Bill Roberts, analysis by Douglas Hubbard CIO Enterprise Magazine, 10/15/2000 A case study written by Bill Roberts of how Nielsen Media uses Function Points to manage outsourcing. Doug Hubbard's commentary focuses on the shortcomings of FPA for that...

Buzz on the 2nd Edition of HTMA causes Wiley to accelerate release

Wiley has decided to accelerate the release of the second edition of How to Measure Anything.  Instead of being released in May, it will be shipped to warehouses this month and ready for sale in early April.  Apparently, the book is a source of a lot of positive buzz...

Second Print Run Corrections

The errata and typos in the first print run that were mentioned in the first thread on this topic have all be addressed in the second print run. Fortunately, the book was selling well enough that the publisher had to go to a second print run much sooner than any of us...

Ten Years of How to Measure Anything

On August 3, 2007, the first edition of How to Measure Anything was published.  Since then, Doug Hubbard has written two more editions, three more books, in eight languages for a total of over 100,000 books sold.  How to Measure Anything is required reading in several...

Measure to Manage: ITFMA Gleanings

Case Study by Eric Krell Business Technology, 07/24/2001 This article reviews the substance of the IT Financial Managers Association convention in Boston on July 10-13. The article focuses on three out of 30 presenters at the event. It dedicates a few paragraphs to...

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