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New Blog Post: Software Estimates and the Parable of the Cave
« on: December 19, 2007, 10:19:38 pm »
Software Estimates and the Parable of the Cave
http://blog.slickedit.com/2007/12/software-estimates-and-the-parable-of-the-cave/


As discussed in a previous blog, The Perfect Estimate, providing software estimates is one of the most challenging aspects in the software industry. There are many reasons for this, not the least of which is the challenge of estimating the unknown. Unlike many other construction activities, like erecting a skyscraper or building a ship, software projects often involve new combinations of technologies (at least for those on the project) assembled in unique ways.

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