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08-29-2012, 01:28 AM #1
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Best practices for estimating a sofware project?
what is your best practices for estimating a software project?
And did you show the customer your detail estimation sheet?
08-29-2012, 01:41 AM #2
Take a guess. Double that and add 10%. Then with any luck at all you'll only be under by 50%. <grin/>
Seriously, if it's a one-person project, use your best estimate of your own skills. I wouldn't show the detailed estimate if I could help it. After all, something *always* goes wrong in one aspect of a project, and so you hope/expect to make it up in other aspects.
An optimist sees the glass as half full.
A pessimist sees the glass as half empty.
A realist drinks it no matter how much there is.