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Checklists and Criteria for Evaluating the Cost and Schedule Estimating Capabilities of Software Organizations

January 1995 Special Report
Robert E. Park

This report provides criteria and checklists for evaluating the capability of an organization's software estimating process and the infrastructure that supports it.

Publisher:

Software Engineering Institute

CMU/SEI Report Number

CMU/SEI-95-SR-005

Abstract

This report provides criteria and checklists for evaluating the capability of an organization's software estimating process and the infrastructure that supports it. It also supplies guidelines for good estimating practice. The checklists and guidelines can be used to elicit information for process assessments and to motivate and guide organizations in process improvement efforts.