# Function Point Analysis and Software Estimation techniques

# Requirements Management and CaliberRM tool

# Documentation Practices & Effective Business Writing

Monday, December 21, 2009

Estimation Techniques

As promised, I am sharing the content on Estimation and Sizing techniques. I recently used the same set of slides for a corporate training as well. The slides are structured into multiple sections and include the following topics:

  1. Estimation Overview – Challenges and problems in estimation
  2. Software sizing techniques – Lines of Code, Function Points
  3. Function Points – The complete process guidelines and steps
  4. Estimation Approaches – Risk Context, Metrics Based, WBS, Iterative approaches
  5. Estimation Methods
    1. Wide Band Delphi
    2. Percentage of Work
    3. Use Case Method & Use Case Points
    4. Test Point Analysis
  6. Suggested guidelines for good estimates

tn_estimationYou can download the document in PDF format from the link HERE. Please feel free to get in touch in case you want additional resources or articles which I referred while preparing this. Also drop in a line if you wish to have this training done for your group or organization.

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One response to “Estimation Techniques”

durga said...

I actually enjoyed reading through this posting.Many thanks.

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