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2010-05-08

Effort estimation game first round results

First round results


Task 1 estimated: 50 lines, 30 min implementation, +15 min making it work right.
Task 1 measured: 55 lines, 60 min implementation, +15 min making it work right.
Task 1 adjustment factors: 1.1x lines, 2.0x implementation time, 1.0x fix time.

Task 2 estimated: 10 lines, 10 min implementation, +15 min fix time.
Task 2 measured: 39 lines, 15 min implementation, +12 min fix time.
Task 2 factors: 3.9x lines, 1.5x impl, 0.8x fix time.

Second round


Task 3 estimated: 150 lines, 8 hours implementation, 17 hours fix time.

Task 3 estimates adjusted with factors from tasks 1 & 2:
375 lines, 14 hours implementation, 15 hours fix time.
Let's see how it goes...
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