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A collegue has asked me to forward this information to the list:
> I received on-site Project Management training from
> Joanne Hackos, and part of the training involved what
> she called a "Dependency Calculator". This is a Java
> application that allows you to estimate time per page
> based on elements such as the level of familiarity with
> the tool used to produce the documentation, team
> experience, audience familiarity, subject matter experts,
> product stability, etc.
> Basically, this program allows you to enter the time it
> took per page on the last project (or the industry
> standard if you want), and will modify that
> time according to the factor ratings you enter. I do not
> know if she has this somewhere where people can
> access it, but I will check with her to find out, because
> this is an invaluable tool.