Software cost estimation models Part 2: COSMIC
Software cost estimation models, Part 2: COSMIC

COSMIC is a method for sizing software by looking at data points and using an algorithm. It can be used to estimate the cost of software before starting development in order to get an accurate price early on.

A concise review of existing software cost estimation models, Part 1

When it comes to estimating the cost of software you are about to build, there is no silver bullet. We know this especially after our recent survey, where we found out that everyone uses different methods and tactics that work

Buget Estimation in the IT industry survey results
Survey results: Budget estimation in the IT industry

To get a better understanding of the various challenges faced by the industry, we ran a survey to see how others handle the estimation process.