O'Reilly logo

SOFTWARE ESTIMATION BEST PRACTICES, TOOLS, & TECHNIQUES by Murali Chemuturi

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT COST ESTIMATION

Before embarking on cost estimation and its methods, it is necessary to understand pricing models. Why is this necessary? I have observed that most software estimators confuse cost estimation with pricing, so it is important to understand the difference between the two in order to be able to separate cost estimation decisions from pricing decisions.

Cost estimation is performed to understand how much money the organization has to spend to execute a project. Pricing is performed to understand how much the organization can profit from the project, or in other words, to determine how much the customer is willing ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required