Estimating Software from Use Cases
Author: Arlene F. Minkiewicz
Category: White Papers
As the software industry improves its processes, there is an increasing demand for more information earlier in a project. Project managers and project planners want to start estimating as soon as preliminary requirements are complete. Unfortunately, preliminary requirements don’t generally cover the architecture or implementation details required by most software estimating methodologies to perform a successful estimate. What is needed is a methodology that helps translate information early on in the process into a credible estimate of effort and cost.