Title: A SURVEY ON COST ESTIMATION PROCESS IN MALAYSIA SOFTWARE INDUSTRY

Issue Number: Vol. 2, No. 2
Year of Publication: Apr - 2012
Page Numbers: 381-388
Authors: Zulkefli Mansor, Zarinah Mohd Kasirun, Saadiah Yahya, Noor Habibah Hj Arshad
Journal Name: International Journal of New Computer Architectures and their Applications (IJNCAA)
- Hong Kong

Abstract:


One of the issues that arise within the community of software developers is the process of estimating costs. Questions such as how and what is proper and correct process has always been a matter of much thought among them. Estimation of the exact things related to system development process taken into account and will produce accurate results. In the success of this research, a survey was conducted among those involved in this process as a project manager and developer of the system. The study shows that method of estimation, experience and some serious matter related to software development process help to obtain accurate results. In conclusion, the consideration of important matters in the software development process helps to produce an accurate budgeting.