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Lessons in Project Management, Second Edition by Jeff Mochal, Tom Mochal

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Use Multiple Estimating Techniques

Alex Jordan was a divorced 45-year old father of two teenage boys. I had limited interaction with him on the job, but when we did talk I found him to be shy and nervous. He seemed to be more comfortable behind a computer screen than in front of people. Still, he seemed like a nice guy and no one had ever said anything bad about the quality of his work. He knocked on my door around 1:30 p.m. for our meeting to discuss his project.

Alex was responsible for a project to upgrade an old version of our standard database management software. First, he needed to put together an estimate of the effort required to complete ...

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