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

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  • Publisher: Software Engineering Institute
  • SEI Identifier: CMU/SEI-95-SR-004
  • Type: Special Report
  • Description: This 1995 report provides a checklist of questions to ask and evidence to look for when assessing the credibility of a software cost and schedule estimate.

Abstract

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.

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SEI

Park, Robert. A Manager's Checklist for Validating Software Cost and Schedule Estimates (CMU/SEI-95-SR-004 ). Software Engineering Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, 1995. http://resources.sei.cmu.edu/library/asset-view.cfm?AssetID=12299

IEEE

Park. Robert, "A Manager's Checklist for Validating Software Cost and Schedule Estimates," Software Engineering Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Special Report CMU/SEI-95-SR-004 , 1995. http://resources.sei.cmu.edu/library/asset-view.cfm?AssetID=12299

APA

Park, Robert. (1995). A Manager's Checklist for Validating Software Cost and Schedule Estimates (CMU/SEI-95-SR-004 ). Retrieved August 21, 2014, from the Software Engineering Institute, Carnegie Mellon University website: http://resources.sei.cmu.edu/library/asset-view.cfm?AssetID=12299

CHI

Robert Park. A Manager's Checklist for Validating Software Cost and Schedule Estimates (CMU/SEI-95-SR-004 ). Pittsburgh, PA: Software Engineering Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, 1995. http://resources.sei.cmu.edu/library/asset-view.cfm?AssetID=12299

MLA

Park, Robert. 1995. A Manager's Checklist for Validating Software Cost and Schedule Estimates (Technical Report CMU/SEI-95-SR-004 ). Pittsburgh: Software Engineering Institute, Carnegie Mellon University. http://resources.sei.cmu.edu/library/asset-view.cfm?AssetID=12299