Galorath's Ian Brown will be presenting this paper at the Canada ICEAA conference this week" Too often, organizations that contract for software development services are at the mercy of vendors for cost and schedule estimates. Once a program office releases a request for proposal for software development, it must somehow evaluate the validity of cost and schedule estimates that come back with the proposals. Or a program might have a limited budget or schedule but not a clear understanding of …
Galorath's Ton Dekker presented this paper covering SEI's CMMI and how SEER supports the processes for estimation and planning, monitoring and control, and how to make estimation part of the CMMI success criteria.
- Estimation & Planning
- Monitoring & Control
- Measurement & Analysis
- Quantitative Project Management
- Risk Management
According to Aberdeen research study Software Project Engineering Outsourcing.. the value of Agile in outsourcing
- Reduce Development Cost 57%
- Lack of In-House Resources 50%
- Allow internal staff to focus on innovation 30%
- Improve time to market 25%
Even best in class organizations onl 22% se ITIL with virtually no adoption by the average or laggardsAgile Development
Agile developers are more likely to use project management tools, code development …
Dan will be speaking at the Chicago SPIN on November 12, 2009 on the topic of controlling software projects. Estimation, planning, control, metrics, and maintenance for a total ownership cost view will be discussed.
The presentation is here: Chicago SPIN November 2009 Galorath Presentation Controlling Software Projects Development Is Only Job 1
PS Dan looks forward to his short visit to Chicago, his home town. And is going to carefully avoid pizza, hot dogs, and Italian beef while he is there.
The flyer follows:…