Since 2018, COSMIC has issuing awards to those who make an important contribution to COSMIC Software Measurement:

Research Award

Research Award

To recognize authors of the best research paper on COSMIC

Certification Award

Certification Award

To recognize organization with highest number of COSMIC Certified candidates

Benchmark Award

Benchmark Award

To recognize organization contributing maximum number of COSMIC project data for ISBSG Benchmarking

2020 IWSM Conference in Mexico

During the 2020 IWSM Conference in Mexico COSMIC has presented the following awards to honour activities that help to progress the COSMIC method for sizing software.

  • The winner of the Certifications Award is the China Mobile Group Design Institute Co. Ltd. for the highest numbers in COSMIC Foundation Level during the period 2019-2020.
  • The winner of the Benchmark Award 2020 is the Mexican Software Metrics Association Mexico for contributing the highest number of COSMIC project data points for ISBSG benchmarking during the period 2019-2020.
  • The winner of the Benchmark Award 2019 is the Measures Technology LLC. China.

2019 IWSM Conference in Haarlem

During the 2019 IWSM Conference in Haarlem COSMIC has presented two awards to honour activities that help to progress the COSMIC method for sizing software.
The winner of the research award was Gabriele De Vito, for his research on the Design and automation of a COSMIC measurement procedure based on UML models.  The winner of the certification award is CEPREI. CEPREI grew out of the inspection division of China Electronic Product Reliability and Environmental Research Institute, which is the first scientific research organization at national level engaged in product quality and reliability research in China.

2018 IWSM Conference in Being

In 2018, during the IWSM conference in Beijing, COSMIC presented a life-time achievement award to Charles Symons. Charles is one of the founders of the COSMIC method and has dedicated much effort in developing the method into the world standard it is today.

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