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Individual Effort Estimation: Not Just for Teams Anymore
Crosstalk-The Journal of Defense Software Engineering (2012)
  • Russell F. Thackston, Georgia Southern University
  • David Umphress, Auburn University
Abstract
Truly viable software—mobile device apps, services, components—are being written by one-person teams, thus demonstrating the need for engineering discipline at the individual level. This article examines effort estimation for individuals and proposes a lightweight approach based on a synthesis of a number of concepts derived from existing team estimation practices.
Keywords
  • Software,
  • One-person teams,
  • Team estimation
Disciplines
Publication Date
Spring 2012
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Citation Information
Russell F. Thackston and David Umphress. "Individual Effort Estimation: Not Just for Teams Anymore" Crosstalk-The Journal of Defense Software Engineering (2012).
source:http://www.crosstalkonline.org/storage/issue-archives/2012/201205/201205-Thackston.pdf
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/russell_thackston/3