Software Cost Estimation continues to be a weak link in software project management. The aim of this web-site is to present a review of current cost estimation techniques to help both industry and academia in choosing the appropriate methods when preparing software cost estimates. The site covers both traditional and state of the art methods identifying advantages and disadvantages of each and the underlying aspects in preparing cost estimates. The site also provides links to other software cost estimation sites which are involved in this area and details the research that has been undertaken at Bournemouth University. Click on the link icon in the frame to get a comprehensive list of software cost estimation sites on the web.
For an introduction to software cost estimation, click on the link below else choose a SCE method to explore.
The majority of software cost estimates are based on the following methods: