Practical Software Project Estimation: A Toolkit for Estimating Software Development Effort & Duration

by International Software Benchmarking Standards Group, Peter R. Hill

Practical Software Project Estimation: A Toolkit for Estimating Software Development Effort & Duration Synopsis

Product verifiable, defensible, and achievable software estimates Based on data collected by the International Software Benchmarking Standards Group (ISBSG), Practical Software Project Estimation explains how to accurately forecast the size, cost, and schedule of software projects. Get expert advice on generating accurate estimates, minimizing risks, and planning and managing projects. Valuable appendixes provide estimation equations, delivery rate tables, and the ISBSG Repository demographics. Verify project objectives and requirements Determine, validate, and refine software functional size Produce indicative estimates using regression equations Predict effect and duration through comparison and analogy Build estimation frameworks Perform benchmarks using the ISBSG Repository Compare IFPUG, COSMIC, and FiSMA sizing methods Peter Hill is the chief executive officer and a director of the ISBSG. He has been in the information services industry for more than 40 years and has compiled and edited five books for the ISBSG.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780071717915
Publication date: 1st October 2010
Author: International Software Benchmarking Standards Group, Peter R. Hill
Publisher: Osborne/McGraw-Hill an imprint of McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 312 pages
Categories: Software Engineering,

About International Software Benchmarking Standards Group, Peter R. Hill

The ISBSG is a not-for-profit organization that established and now grows, maintains, and exploits two repositories of IT history data to help improve the management of IT globally.

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