Title: The high precision Man-Hours estimated technique in a system proposal phase

Authors: Yoshinori Fukue, Masakazu Takahashi, Kazuhiko Tsuda

Addresses: Fujitsu Limited, Nishishinjuku 6-5-1, Shinjuku, Tokyo, 163-1333, Japan. ' Graduate School of Medical and Engineering, University of Yamanashi, Takeda 4-3-11, Kofu, Yamanashi, 400-8511, Japan. ' Graduate School of Systems Management, University of Tsukuba, Otsuka 3-29-1, Bunkyo, Tokyo, 112-0012, Japan

Abstract: Enterprises adopt various Small Scale Office Information System (SOIS) for business operations. SOIS requires frequent modifications because of the operation changes schedule, but it includes significant errors. This paper proposes an MH estimation technique of SOIS. In this technique, regression analysis is conducted using results of MH and it derives a relationship that is ||the square of the number of input data is in proportion to MH||. We applied this relationship and confirmed to estimate MH within 10% error. Consequently, risks to fall into the red can be avoided.

Keywords: man-hours estimation; office information systems; regression analysis; input data; system proposal.

DOI: 10.1504/IJCAT.2009.023614

International Journal of Computer Applications in Technology, 2009 Vol.34 No.2, pp.93 - 100

Available online: 03 Mar 2009 *

Full-text access for editors Access for subscribers Purchase this article Comment on this article