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Entries tagged softwareengineering, productmanagement, webdevelopment, quora in 2010

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Why is software effort estimation still based on thumb rules and gut feels? How come no one has come up with an accurate estimation model?

For a truly accurate estimation, you need to have built the software before. If you’ve built it before, why are you building it again?

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