Estimating Tasks, Activities, Projects

Estimating Tasks, Activities, Projects

Software project planning and management depends on estimation. Understanding the time and effort for tasks and entire projects is an ongoing concern for development teams. Yet, many professionals struggle with this key aspect of working together and building software. Laurie Corkum gives the second part of her presentation on estimation practices. The presentation focuses on specific techniques for estimation of development tasks, activities, and projects. She discusses how developers actually arrive at an estimate and tactics for improving accuracy. Using story 'points' versus hours and techniques for aggregating estimates for activities and projects are also discussed.

Estimating Tasks, Activities, Projects

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