The software development effort estimation is an essential activity before any software project initiation. In this article, I will illustrate how to easily estimate the software effort using known estimation techniques which are Function Points Analysis (FPA) and Constructive Cost Model (COCOMO).
Did you face any situation where you have been confused between software scope and it’s requirements? If YES, I think you are not alone, There are a lot of misunderstanding in software engineering practices between software scope and its requirement specifications. Most of the time, the software project missed the scope and fall in scope creep dilemma without any notice, and without the alignment with the software scope which turns the project and software to be unsuccessful. Read more
Selecting a Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) methodology is a challenging task for many organizations and software engineers. What tends to make it challenging is the fact that few organizations know what are the criteria to use in selecting a methodology to add value to the organization. Fewer still understand that a methodology might apply to more than one Life Cycle Model. Before considering a framework for selecting a given SDLC methodology, we need to define the different types and illustrate the advantages and disadvantages of those models (please see Software Development Life Cycle Models and Methodologies).
Software development life cycle (SDLC) is important for the software project success, the good software engineer should have the enough experience and knowledge to prefer an choose one model than another based on the project context.
Therefore, it may be required to choose the right SDLC model according to the specific concerns and requirements of the project. I wrote another article on how to choose the right SDLC, you can follow this link for more information.
In this article, we will explore the different types of SDLC models and the advantages and disadvantages of each one and when to use them.
[i]Interviewing is one of the important discovering techniques for requirement elicitation from the customer. So before making any interview, we should prepare for it. The preparation of the interview is an important factor will increase the chance of making a successful interview. Read more
“We have two ears and one mouth so that we can listen twice as much as we speak.” Epictetus quotes(Greek philosopher associated with the Stoics, AD 55-c.135)
In human natural life, we are listening most of the time than we speak, while this is called discriminative and passive listening which you are listening to voices with different level of sound and including the body language, but we need to control how to listen and when to concentrate on listening by managing and understanding listening skill especially on a career like analyst. Read more
1. Creative thinking is the process by which we generate new ideas, imagine possibilities, and find relationships among seemingly unrelated concepts. Read more