David Garmus is a Founder of The David Consulting Group (DCG), an SEI CMMI® Approved Transition Partner and a PSM Transition Organization that supports software development organizations in achieving software excellence with a metric-centered approach. David is an acknowledged authority in the sizing, measurement and estimation of software application development and maintenance. He serves as a Past President of the International Function Point Users Group (IFPUG) and as a member of the IFPUG Counting Practices Committee. He is also a member of QAI, PMI (and their Information Systems Specific Interest Group) SEI and the IEEE Computer Society (and their Standards Association). David is the author, along with David Herron, of Measuring The Software Process: A Practical Guide To Functional Measurements as well as Function Point Analysis: Measurement Practices for Successful Software Projects.