technical estimates

Software Self Defense 101: Improving Your Technical Estimates
By Josh Collins | February 11, 2016 | Capabilities

Estimates are a necessary evil in every development organization. You have to size work in order to plan projects, but ever-changing scope and priorities will throw off even your best estimates. Nothing is worse than telling your client that what was estimated to take Y weeks will now take Y++…

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8 Ingredients for Crafting a Service Level Agreement
By Sean Fitzgibbons | August 13, 2014 | Technology

Whether augmenting your current development team or leveraging third-party vendor resources for application management, a clearly defined Service Level Agreement  (SLA) is key to the success of your engagement. SLAs have traditionally applied to IT service providers, guaranteeing performance, uptime, incident reporting, and responses. The fundamentals, though, can be adapted…

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