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Agile Benchmarks

Reifer Consultants offers software productivity, cost and quality benchmarking reports that have been prepared by analyzing 500 completed projects that used agile software development methods.

Traditional Benchmarks

Reifer Consultants offers software productivity, cost and quality benchmarking reports that have been prepared by analyzing 1,500 completed projects that used traditional software development methods.

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Agile Quantitative Assessment – 12 Major Findings (2017)

$19.00

Reifer Consultants assessed the performance of agile methods using “hard” data from 1,500 completed projects from 150 organizations. The paper presents the 12 most important findings which focus on both the productivity, cost, quality and time-to-market benefits that accrued and the issues that were encountered during transition and operationally.

Date: July 2017

Pages:  19

Agile Visibility and Control

$25.00

This white paper discusses tools and techniques that can be used to gain visibility into and control over agile projects.

DATE: October 2014

PAGES: 23

Agile Metrics and Measurement

$25.00

This white paper compiles a list of available metrics and measures that can be used on agile projects.  It also provides hints and guidelines on how they may be used to achieve the goals established for measurement.

DATE: October 2014

PAGES: 27

Agile Estimating: Straightforward and Simple (Update)

$25.00

This updated guide provides readers with an estimating procedure for use in sizing, time-boxing and estimating software cost for efforts when pursued agile methods are being used at either the sprint or project level.

DATE: October 2016
PAGES: 20
PRICE: $25

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BOOKS

The following books, by Don Reifer, are available on popular bookseller web sites like Amazon:

  • Software War Stories: Case Studies in Software Management, Wiley/IEEE, 2013. BUY NOW!
  • Software Change Management: Case Studies and Practical Advice, Microsoft Press, 2011.  BUY NOW!
  • Software Maintenance Success Recipes, Auerbach Publishers, 2011.  BUY NOW!
  • Software Management Tutorial, 7th Edition, Wiley/IEEE, 2006. BUY NOW!
  • Making the Software Business Case, Addison-Wesley, 2001. BUY NOW!
  • Software Cost Estimation with COCOMO II, with Barry Boehm, Prentice Hall, 2000.  BUY NOW!
  • Practical Software Reuse, Wiley, 1997. BUY NOW!
  • Software Acquisition Management, with John Marciniak, Wiley, 1990.  BUY NOW!