Effective Software Sizing

Here is a "lost" paper i wrote in 2007 encompassing software sizing  I just stumbled across it.  I am pretty confident we have cleaner PDF versions so if you want them please comment or email.

IT departments are under increasing pressure each year to deliver projects on time and on budget. Finance teams closely monitor project budgets to ensure ROI, while marketing teams keep a close eye on schedules to ensure software will be delivered when promised. Despite all this monitoring, project overruns are alarming. The Standish Group –well known for its 12+ years of IT project research – reports …