Accession Number : ADA293299

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

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : CARNEGIE-MELLON UNIV PITTSBURGH PA SOFTWARE ENGINEERING INST

Personal Author(s) : Park, Robert E.

PDF Url : ADA293299

Report Date : JAN 1995

Pagination or Media Count : 28

Abstract : This report provides criteria and checklists for evaluating the capability of an org an ization's software estimating process and the infrastructure that supports it. It also supplies guidelines tor 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.

Descriptors :   *SOFTWARE ENGINEERING, *ORGANIZATIONS, *COST ESTIMATES, *SCHEDULING, COMPUTER PROGRAMS, COSTS, INSTRUCTIONS, SUPPLIES, CHECKOUT PROCEDURES.

Subject Categories : Administration and Management
      Economics and Cost Analysis
      Computer Programming and Software

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE