This book helps you accurately measure the completion time frames for small-to-medium software development projects, with practical techniques for performing software estimates, productivity measurements and quality forecasts. It forms a common underlying methodology, helping you plan the project, create a budget, and set schedules and quality standards. Throughout, the handbook answers the management questions you've always been asking yourself about software projects, including: How long is it going to take? ... How much will it cost? ... How many people will I need? ... What is my risk on meeting the budget? ... What is my risk on meeting the schedule? Appropriate for software engineers, developers, and managers.
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This volume explores the ideas that underlie the software life cycle, methods for estimating the size of a proposed project, and ways to apply the techniques to estimating "management numbers" -- i.e., effort, development time and number of errors.From the Back Cover:
Effectively managing the process of building software-developing it correctly, on time, and at a specified cost. Now, authors Lawrence H. Putnam and Ware Myers offer readers an extensively researched, systematic look at the basis for the life-cycle method.
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