A Manager's Checklist for Validating Software Cost and Schedule Estimates [report]

Robert E. Park
1995 unpublished
This report provides a checklist of questions to ask and evidence to look for when assessing the credibility of a software cost and schedule estimate. The checklist can be used either to review individual estimates or to motivate and guide organizations toward improving their software estimating processes and practices. CMU/SEI-95-SR-004 This checklist is designed to help managers assess the credibility of software cost and schedule estimates. It identifies seven issues to address and questions
more » ... dress and questions to ask when determining your willingness to accept and use a software estimate. Each question is associated with elements of evidence that, if present, support the credibility of the estimate.
doi:10.21236/ada293298 fatcat:fedkf564bfakpnuks7hbtpy2m4