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New Post 12/23/2009 1:28 AM
User is offline Vinu
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Which document contain IT project cost? 

which document contain IT project's cost when new project is arrive?? and how do u define the project cost?

New Post 12/23/2009 8:05 AM
User is offline Tony Markos
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Re: Which document contain IT project cost? 


I will address your second questin: How does a BA define software project cost?

1.)  Rigorously define the scope (i.e., extent) of the system.  With sofware, this is especially important as you can neither see, feel or touch software and therefore determining scope takes real work

2.)  Properly partition the system down into equal-size "chunks" small enough that you can estimate the amount of work required to develop one of the  chunks.

3.)  Multiply the cost for amount of work for one chunk by the total number of chunks.

4.)  Adjust for inefficiencies (idle time and such)

5.)  Get accounting to cost it all out

This approach is applicable for both Agile and non-agile projects.

Tony Markos




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