EstimatorPal (c) is a software tool that assists software developers estimate the effort required to be spent on various activities during development of software in an auditable manner.
EstimatorPal (c) is a software tool that assists software developers estimate the effort required to be spent on various activities during development of software in an auditable manner. It facilitates all the four aspects of estimation, namely - Size Estimation, Effort Estimation , Cost Estimation and Schedule Estimation - yes, Schedule too What is more it facilitates Test Points Estimation and Software Size Units (SSU) estimation - Here are the only tools that facilitate SSU and Test Points Estimation!! Another unique feature of this tool is Task Based Estimation useful for part-life-cycle projects and maintenance projects. The software is extremely easy to use with intuitive interface conforming to best GUI practices of the industry. It needs very little training - less than one hour to be able to start using it. All the formulas, conforming to internationally accepted ones, are inbuilt and there is no need to memorize them by heart. To use this tool, one needs to be aware of the techniques but need not be an expert. What is needed is the knowledge of the software project or which they are making an estimate. Our help inbuilt in the tool assists every bit if the way in making great estimates. Main features: -Function Point Analysis (FPA) Technique -Software Size Units (SSU) -Objects Points Technique -Use Case Points Technique -Task-Based Estimation Technique -LOC Method -Intermediate COCOMO -FPA Mark II -Cost Estimation -Duration (Schedule) Estimation with facility to export to MS-Project via MS-Excel