Software Engineering Institute | Carnegie Mellon University
Software Engineering Institute | Carnegie Mellon University

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Special Report

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

  • January 1995
  • By Robert E. Park
  • 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.
  • Publisher: Software Engineering Institute
    CMU/SEI Report Number: CMU/SEI-95-SR-004
  • 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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