Tanja M. Gruschke

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Inaccurate estimates of software development effort is a frequently reported cause of IT-project failures. We report results from a study that investigated the effect of introducing lessons learned sessions on estimation accuracy and the assessment of uncertainty. Twenty software professionals were randomly allocated to a Learning group or a Control group(More)
Previous studies report that software developers are over-confident in the accuracy of their effort estimates. <b>Aim:</b> This study investigates the role of outcome feedback, that is, feedback about the discrepancy between the estimated and the actual effort, in improving the uncertainty assessments. <b>Method:</b> We conducted two in-depth empirical(More)
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