PRoductivity Measurement in Contracts

The Role of ISO 19515 and Automated Function Points in Productivity Measurement.

The Role of ‘ISO/IEC 19515:2019 Information Technology – Object Management Group Automated Function Points (AFP), 1.0’ in Supplier Productivity Measurement

This document provides guidance on how to use Automated Function Points in contracts with software suppliers. The Automated Function Points standard can be used to specify productivity measurement in contracts. The paper provides an overview of the standard, recommendations for pre-contracting, and contract language that covers productivity, rate, delivered quality, measurement, exclusions, penalties, incentives, reporting, verification, and independent arbitration.