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Subject:Re: How long does it take you? From:George Allaman <gallama -at- LOOKOUT -dot- ECTE -dot- USWC -dot- USWEST -dot- COM> Date:Tue, 9 Jan 1996 11:54:16 -0700
On Mon, 8 Jan 1996, Tracy Boyington wrote:
> How do you estimate how long it will take to complete a project? What
> criteria do you use? What are your benchmarks? I'd appreciate any
> responses, either personally or to the group if this hasn't been
> covered recently.
I ain't coming near standing behind this, but the last company I worked at
had a standard policy that a medium-level writer should be able to produce
an average of one page per day over the life of a project. I think this is
really conservative and naive, but it's a starting point. Of course, it
depends heavily on the document and amount of research involved, but since
you're not specifying, that's it.
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