Institute for Software Research
School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University
Characteristics that Make One Estimation
Technically Better than Others
Keywords:COCMO estimation, Use Case Point estimation, Expert
Judgment estimation, Wide Band Delphi estimation
The variety of software projects being carried out today is enormous.
Some of them succeed while others fail. One key reason for failure of
projects is lack of proper estimation or hte use of inappropriate
estimation techniques. While there are many estimation techniques
developed for project, each of them have their own advantages and
disadvantages. No estimation technique can be considered a silver
bullet for all the projects.