Welcome to the official website of the Common Software
Measurement International Consortium , the 'COSMIC' organization. Here you will
find all the information you need to know about the COSMIC functional size
measurement method, the support that is available, and the organization behind
COSMIC is a voluntary, world-wide grouping of software
metrics experts. Started in 1998, COSMIC has developed the most advanced
method of measuring a functional size of software. Such sizes are
important as measures of software project work-output and for estimating
project effort, etc
The method, is applicable to business, real-time and
infrastructure software, is easy to learn and simple to use. The method
is entirely 'open'; all method documentation is available in the public domain
for free download.
There is a ‘COSMIC Users’ group on Linkedin, the social
networking site for professionals. Here you can ask questions about the method,
join discussions and receive announcements about new developments or uses of
the COSMIC methods. To join the COSMIC Users Group, you will first need to join
Linkedin. Go to www.linkedin.com.
For information about activity in your country, contact
your International Advisory Council Member.