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Function Points: Are They Really the Right Unit of Measure for Software Sizing?
Function points (FPs) are the most popular unit of measure for measuring the size of software. But because FPs were developed in the 1970s, are they not now

function point confirmation screen  association called the International Function Point User Group ( IFPUG ). IFPUG champions FP methodology, and it conducts examinations to offer adherents of FPs a Certified Function Points Specialist (CFPS) certificate. Software development progressed from waterfall-batch programs to event-driven GUI development. Flat files were replaced by database management system tables. Except for DB2 of IBM, other relational database management systems (RDBMSs) do not use the term logical file. These developments

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A point of sale (POS) system helps retailers automate transactions. POS solutions are used in retail stores where sales associates must enter sales, refunds, layaways, transfers, etc. TEC's model of POS systems facilitates the selection process with research on vendors that support inventory management, register management, price management, transaction management, and other capabilities.  

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Openbravo ERP


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