How to deal with underestimated projects
How to deal with underestimated projects

As much as you try, you will inevitably face situations where you are working on a project that has been underestimated. Read this blog to find out what you can do when you are about to go over a budget

Software cost estimation models, part 4: COCOMO model
Software cost estimation models, part 4: COCOMO model

Originating in the 70s, the updated COCOMO cost estimation model uses historical projects and factors defined cost drivers to help you estimate the cost of a software project.

The Delphi mehtod
Software cost estimation models, Part 3: The Delphi method

In this series of blog posts, we discuss different popular software cost estimation models. This article reviews the Delphi method, how it can be used, and what its pros and cons are.

The importance of safety margins - and how to use them
The importance of safety margins – and how to use them

It’s impossible to make an absolutely accurate estimation - there are always risks, limitations and uncertainties. In this article we discuss how you can tackle such problems by adding safety margins, and how to accurately calculate them.

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