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Software Estimating Resources

Herding Cats

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. Performance Evaluation of non?

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Estimating is a Learned Skill

Herding Cats

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. So when you hear we can't estimate you'll know better.

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Agile| 6 Ways to Keep Agile Teams on Track

Stepping Into Project Management

This was first published on projectmanagement.com Agile teams are being tested. While the demand for deliverables and work continues, the roles, responsibilities and efficiency of agile teams come into question. An agile team can, in most cases, work around the uncertainty and still get things done. Focus on the planning.

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Agile| Why Agile is a Humane Way to Work

Stepping Into Project Management

This article was published in Project Management.com Years ago, when I first heard of agile making waves, I was curious enough to pay for a class out of my own pocket to learn more. By the end of the two-day session, I knew I wanted to be associated with agile. Agile teaches us to be open, trustworthy and make mistakes.

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Agile Estimating Methods and Impact on Project Development Performance Index

Herding Cats

The presentation " Quantifying the Impact of Agile Practices ," Larry MacCherone at the RallyOn 2013 Conference, presents some results on estimating impacts. The chart below shows 4 estimating types, including No Estimates, the sample sizes for each type and the components that make up the estimating types.

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A Project Team’s Guide to Data Conversion: Book Review & Interview with Dave Gordon

Project Bliss

In 2013 he wrote a series of blog posts on data conversion that were created “in response to various requests from colleagues, customers, and project teams for more detailed information.” Agile is more increasingly about dealing with ambiguity and uncertainty in a positive way. “We These are valuable aspects of the agile approach. “I

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Back to Basics: What is Microsoft Project?

MPUG

Organize, estimate, and schedule work, resources, and costs to ensure projects are completed according to plan. Agile methodology). Microsoft Project 2013. Project Standard 2013: Allows a single-user to easily create modern reports to measure progress and communicate project details effectively with your team and stakeholders.

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