Staff Profile

Robert Ferguson

Robert Ferguson

Senior Member of Technical Staff

Key Responsibilities

Bob Ferguson consults with customers to provide measurement guidance for process and product development.

He frequently advises organizations on project estimation, project dashboards, balanced scorecard development and decision support. He is the course author for "Analyzing Project Management Indicators."

Ferguson's research interests are pre-Milestone A estimation and the development of an investment model for software sustainment.


Professional Background

Bob Ferguson is a Project Management Professional (PMP). He has 30 years of software development experience in five different industries. For 20 of those years he was a development manager and project manager. He has been actively involved in software measurement since 1992. His experience includes real-time flight simulation, CAD/CAM, instrumentation, telecommunications, MIS applications and decision support systems. He also served as chairman of the Chicago SPIN (Software Process Improvement Network) for more than 2 years.

Publications (recent or significant)




  • MS, Mathematics, Tulane
  • BS, Mathematics, Florida Presbyterian College

Professional Memberships

  • Project Management Institute
  • IEEE

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