Many IT projects continue to suffer from poor estimation. Indeed, the accuracy of estimation has hardly changed from that reported in a seminal study carried out over 20 years ago. Based on findings from two recent survey-based studies, which replicated and then extended the original study, we provide guidelines for improving IT project estimation, taking account of the greater use today of Agile, rather than traditional Waterfall, development methods.Click here for free 2-page executive summary (pdf)Click here for free presentation slides (pptx)
Nelson, Ryan and Morris, Michael G.
"IT Project Estimation: Contemporary Practices and Management Guidelines,"
MIS Quarterly Executive: Vol. 13
, Article 3.
Available at: https://aisel.aisnet.org/misqe/vol13/iss1/3