ESTIMATE TIME AND RESOURCES
Covered in this chapter:
•Defining time, resource, and cost estimates
•Using estimating tools and techniques
•Estimating the duration and level of effort
•Determining and consolidating time and resource estimates
Being able to accurately estimate the time and resources needed to complete the required work is essential to creating a realistic project plan because these estimates drive the deadlines for the project. If time and resources are underestimated, not only are deadlines missed, but the team may also be placed under undue stress. If time and resources are grossly overestimated, ...