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Case 1 :Respond to the following:
Besides the factors described in the text, what other factors of an organizational culture could possibly influence the quality of estimates.
List and discuss the major types of cost. Identify and discuss which of the costs are the most difficult to control and why.
Analyze and discuss why accurate estimates are critical to effective project management.
Case 2: Read and respond to the following:
Using the â€œcomplexity weightingâ€ scheme shown in Table 5.2 and the function point complexity weighted table shown below, estimate the total function point count. Assume historical data suggest five function points equal one person a month and six people can work on the project.
Complexity Weight Table
Number of inputs 10 Rated complexity low
Number of outputs 20 Rated complexity average
Number of inquiries 10 Rated complexity average
Number of files 30 Rated complexity high
Number of interfaces 50 Rated complexity high
Answer the following questions
What is the estimated project duration?
If 20 people are available for the project, what is the estimated project duration?
If the project must be completed in six months, how many people will be needed for the project?Discuss your thought process as you completed this exercise. How did you solve it?