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SOFTWARE ESTIMATES – PLANNING FALLACY

software estimation - planning fallacy

OVERVIEW Specialist no code, low code and traditional code developers have two things in common.  First, they all claim some level of expert status – at least extensive expertise in, and knowledge of, highly complex software development tools and platforms.   Second, they are notoriously optimistic planners.  The flipside of this second trait is that […]

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July 28-2021, Written by Segun Osu Leave a comment

BIAS AND NOISE IN SOFTWARE ESTIMATION

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Whenever we compare estimates from software development agencies and specialists, I expect to see major differences between them. Our clients don’t. In fact the variation in software development time estimates, amongst equally skilled and competent developers, is often as high as 70%. We find that some estimates are systematically lower or higher than others and […]

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July 05-2021, Written by Segun Osu Leave a comment