Despite the legendary ‘Mythical Man Month’, software project estimation often ignores the impact of team size. Adding more people to a project can have a negative impact on productivity and duration. The ISBSG data clearly shows this.
This Special Analysis Report looks at the impact that both team size and software size have on productivity. The report provides data in tables and charts, and examples that you can use to produce more accurate estimates by taking into account the impact of team size and software size when you are estimating.