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Software Estimating Resources

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This blog page is dedicated to the resources used to estimate software-intensive systems using traditional and agile development methods. Cost Modeling Agile Software Development,” Maarit Laanti and Petri Kettunen, International Transactions on Systems and Applications, Volume 1 Number 2, pp.

Estimating is a Learned Skill

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Estimating is a learned skill, used for any purpose from every-day life to management of projects. When I left for the airport this morning to catch my flight to a customer site I estimated, given the conditions, how much time I need to get to my favorite parking spot at DIA. The same process for estimating is applied to multi-billion dollar projects we work. And the same process is applied to the Scrum development processes on those projects. .

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DDSTOP The Saga Continues

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There's been a rash of conjectures about all kinds of bad business, project, and software development (agile and traditional) management ideas of late. 40 - Estimation is a Problematic Practice of Companies Doing Dangerous Things. What is the Value at Risk for your Project?

Misunderstanding Making Decisions in the Presence of Uncertainty

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What happens if you shift focus from "accurate estimation" to "reliably shipping by a date"? . All project work has uncertainty. Uncertainty comes from the lack of precision and accuracy about the possible values of a measurement of a project attribute.

Risk Management Resources

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Information about key project cost, (technical) performance, and schedule attributes is often uncertain or unknown until late in the program. requires making estimates) ? Risk Management is Project Management for Adults - Tim Lister. México, 1 al 3 de Febrero de 2006.

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A Compendium of Risk Management Resources

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Let's start with a critical understanding of the purpose of managing risk on software development projects. Information about key project cost, (technical) performance and schedule attributes is often uncertain or unknown until late in the program. requires making estimates) ?

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