Take a bearing, don’t estimate – Update

Take a bearing, don’t estimate – Update

I believe forecasting software development using the Monte Carlo method is even easier than I thought. In my previous article I used averages of past cycle times to come up with an idea of how much effort future tasks would take. This was my basic data set: a log of...
Take a bearing, don’t estimate

Take a bearing, don’t estimate

Estimation in software development is putting the burden on the wrong shoulders. Ultimately the software developers are carrying it – even though they have the least control over living up to their promises. Also they are the ones with least experience in tracking...