All Geek to Me

March 19, 2009

Estimating

Filed under: Geek Stuff — britinla @ 6:26 am

A piece of estimating advice from Good Math, Bad Math blog

When a programmer gives you an estimate of how long something should take, multiply it by two and increase the unit. So if they say it’ll take a day, assume two weeks. If they say a week, assume two months.

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1 Comment »

  1. Great rule of thumb!

    Comment by ilegirl — March 25, 2009 @ 11:31 pm


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