View Full Version : In software product development we tend to (overestimate/underestimate) the

John Cutler
12-03-2017, 10:23 PM

12-03-2017, 10:37 PM
Over estimate
• Overestimate our capabilities and proficiencies
• Overestimate the talent (human resource) available (time)
• Overestimate the prototype part fidelity to the final product
• Overestimate the fidelity of simulation (little or no comparison to real world via tests)
• Overestimate customer benefit (including business case)
• Overestimate the project strategy

• Underestimate the work required
• Underestimate the true field stimuli (test to standards that may not represent true field variation)
• Underestimate the risks associated with the undertaking (product, manufacturing, time, and process)
• Underestimate cost ($) for the endeavor
• Underestimate system complexity (both product and product development)
• Underestimate risks associated with product