How to Estimate the Required Size of Agile Teams

For agile teams, it’s usually quite easy to estimate the cost. This is roughly:

team size * duration * blended rate of the team * average hours per team member per month.

However, the important management questions are:

  • How many people should be in the team in order to have X amount of functionality ready at a certain time?
  • How can I measure and keep a grip on progress during this time In

This report discusses answers to these questions using international standards, proven cost-engineering techniques and ISBSG data.

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