Category Archives: Planning

Estimating Test Effort

The best way for a ball park estimate for the testing effort is relatively simple- just take one third of the effort required for the complete development of an application. However, sometimes this total effort may not be available, for … Continue reading

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When not to add resources to a project

Adding manpower to a late software project makes it later. – Fred Brooks in The Mythical Man Month My own two cents is that it is better to start the project with a higher team strength and then reduce it … Continue reading

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How to Convert Person Months to Calendar Months

A classic problem that every software project manager has faced at some time or the other: Given that there is a project of 100 person months. In how many months can the project be realistically implemented? Can the project be … Continue reading

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