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Software Productivity Research (SPR) was founded in 1984 by Capers Jones, an internationally recognized consultant, speaker, author and seminar leader in the field of software management.

SPR is a worldwide provider of consulting services that enable organizations to compete more effectively through the predictable, on-time delivery of high-quality software by focusing on software estimation, measurement, and assessment. Our services help companies manage the software development process for maximum productivity, performance, and quality.

SPR’s clients include many of the Global 1000 companies, representing all major software environments including systems, IT, commercial, military, and government. We focus on capturing and analyzing the software practices of Best in Class organizations - those recognized for outstanding quality and service. In addition, we help software organizations achieve higher performance as they progress on the road to excellence.

Headquartered in Hendersonville, North Carolina, with representation throughout the US, South America, Europe, and Asia, SPR has unparalleled expertise in estimation, benchmarking, measurement, function point analysis, and process assessment. We have been providing superior products and services in these areas longer than any other company in the field today, and we use this experience effectively to enhance our clients' capabilities.