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Joann Hackos has a book with a table of estimates. I've got the table on my
web site in the last published part of my project management article (part
3) located on the front page of http://www.winpro-press.com. In Joann's
book, she explains in great detail what the estimates include, how to
determine the difficulty of your project, and how to estimate projects
using an involved process. If you want to calculate your project to the nth
degree, her book is a great resource.
From: Kistler-Robinson, Judy [SMTP:jkistler -at- TRANE -dot- COM]
Sent: Thursday, May 21, 1998 3:26 PM
To: TECHWR-L -at- LISTSERV -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU
Subject: estimating hours/page
I've heard the industry standard for estimating the number of hours per
page is 2.5 to 4 hours. What does this include? Writing alone?
Interviewing, writing, editing, inserting graphics (making and editing
the screen shots?)
I've tried searching the archives but haven't had any luck so I must be
using the wrong key words. If this topic has been explored ad nauseum
previously, give me a clue where to look or reply offline. Thanks.
jkistler -at- trane -dot- com
The Trane Company