Hunting the Elusive Defendable Estimate

May 11, 2003 by · Comment
Filed under: Process, Project management 

Software estimation appears to be a difficult thing to do well. This is not because software is inherently different from anything else we need to estimate, but because we have been seduced into thinking that complex approaches and involved analysis somehow makes our estimates more defendable. What often happens is that we make a simple activity difficult, fail to focus on the important elements, and end up disappointed in the results. Read more

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