Where is the Data? 30 years later the answer is still the same
The following is an extract from a paper written in 1978 from one of the founders of PRICE®: Two questions…Read More
Those words describe the triangular probability distribution used by FRISK in performing risk analysis in TruePlanning®. FRISK requires two major assumptions…Read More
Data does not equal information does not equal wisdom…
The goal of data collection is wisdom. In the estimation world wisdom means knowing when it’s safe to bet your shirt…Read More
Check out PRICE’s Cost Research Analyst Service
Earlier this week I conducted a webinar intended to make PRICE® users aware of the Cost Research Services available to…Read More
DoD Making Massive Investment in Acquisition Workforce
I am excited about the efforts described in Derek Kaufman’s article on the AFMC website. For the complete story please…Read More
Do you kick the tires on your software estimation tools?
We have been frequently asked to do crosschecks on other people’s software cost estimates which are potentially done in a variety…Read More
Agile Practices for Improved Software Quality
Software project failures coupled with rapidly changing business needs are forcing organizations to revisit the way they go about building…Read More
What’s the WSARA Impact?
That’s a question that members of the cost estimating community will try to answer at next week’s 43rd Annual DoDCAS symposium….Read More
Bad Project Estimates Lower Profitability
Bad project estimates lower profitability. Despite this fact many business leaders don’t invest in improving their estimating capability, buying into…Read More
Anything Can Happen…. A Good Coach is Prepared!
It’s finally Spring! And along with the leaves on the trees, the beautiful flowers and the happy chirping birds…. it…Read More