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Dimitre DimitrovSoftware Project Estimationhttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-5025-9_5

4. Forecasting Mechanics

Dimitre Dimitrov1 
Toronto, ON, Canada

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How do we put all this in practice and work out the project envelope? What exactly are the things we do to apply intelligent project control? How do we provide a clear indication of progress, maintain the required team workload throughout the project, and allow business people and the delivery team ample time for scope considerations and decisions? How can we do something today that helps us aim at a 2-week time window 12 months in the future?

The method for intelligent forecasting is a practical application of the scientific method and can be broken down in ...

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