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Basics on Software Development Paradigms

While there are many software development paradigms, DoD uses mainly waterfall and agile, to describe the processes to be used in acquisition management. This video is aimed at providing…

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Regression and Model Selection

This is intended as a refresher in basic regression and model selection for cost estimating courses beyond the introductory courses. The video uses data that has 3 potential cost drivers and then…

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Software Development

This video is a quick, high level view of the software development process as it applies to software acquisition within DoD. The intent is to present enough information so that BCF 250 "Software…

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What is software

This is a quick introduction to software for those that do not write software for a living and only need an introduction to some terms and relationships. It is intended as an introduction for the BCF…

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Calculating Software Schedules

This video is intended for use in BCF250 Software Cost Estimating. It is a quick explanation of how to transform the results of an effort equation into an approximation of the calendar duration for…

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Calculating software effort from ESLOC

This is the BCF250 "Software Cost Estimating" demonstration of the Excel steps needed to take the Final ESLOC estimate and convert it into an effort number. This uses only Excel for the…

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Calculating Linear Code Growth

This is a help aid for the BCF 250 course on Software Cost Estimating. This tutorial is a repeat of the in-class exercise on calculating a linear regression on the code growth from the initial size…

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Calculating ESLOC

This video shows how to start with Source Lines of Code (SLOC) and using the Adaptation Adjustment Factor (AAF) to calculate Equivalent SLOC (ESLOC) values. The intent of this video was to recreate…

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