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Accuracy of technical estimates in industrial research planning

by Dennis L. Meadows

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Published by M.I.T.] in [Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Research, Industrial -- Costs

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] Dennis L. Meadows and Donald G. Marquis.
    SeriesM.I.T. Alfred P. Sloan School of Management. Working papers -- 301-67, Working paper (Sloan School of Management) -- 301-67.
    ContributionsMarquis, Donald George.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination17, [1] leaves.
    Number of Pages17
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18079044M
    OCLC/WorldCa14398786

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Present Estimate to Management: Brief decision-makers on cost estimates to get approval. Update Estimate: Any changes must be updated and reported on. Also, perform a postmortem where you can document lessons learned.

Accuracy: A cost estimate is only as useful as it is accurate. Aside from selecting the most accurate estimating techniques available, accuracy can be improved by revising estimates as the project is detailed and by building allowances into the estimate for resource downtime, project assessment and course correction, and contingencies.

estimate is established • Dedicated resources that are focused on effective scoping, project cost estimating, and cost management 2. Reliable and accurate estimates: • Well-documented and complete cost estimates • Clearly spelled-out assumptions, risks, and uncertainties that can be easily communicated Size: KB.

estimates of a project due to changes in quantities, methods, and/or implementation period. Price contingency. An allowance to reflect forecast increases in the base cost estimates of a project due to changes in unit costs for the various components and/or elements after the date of the preparation of base cost estimates.

Organizing to Prepare Estimates Establishing an Estimate Work Plan Methods and Techniques Cost-Capacity Curves Levels of Accuracy Owner's Estimate for Budgeting Economic Feasibility Study Single Payments 2 PROJECT MANAGEMENT FOR ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION.

The disciplines of cost estimating and cost planning are not well understood. There’s confusion about whether cost estimates and cost plans are the same thing. They’re not. And if you’re a project manager or technical expert, you might be uncomfortable coming to.

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The Basics of Project Planning Introduction Before commencement of any project, the first thing that we need to do is project planning. Any reasonable project manager* certainly understands importance of planning a project well. Carefully planned project takes into account necessary aspects of a project (e.g.

tasks, milestone, schedule,File Size: 1MB. Total mental concentration is a basic requirement for preparing accurate cost estimates. Thoroughness: An estimator will allow enough time to research and become familiar with the background and details of the project and then promptly complete the quantity survey.

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Cost plans for construction projects - Designing Buildings Wiki - Share your construction industry knowledge. Cost plans are generally prepared by cost consultants (often quantity surveyors).

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The third or fourth revision of the estimates is usually about as accurate as you can hope for; your second estimate is far better than your first guess if possible, try to get a measure from an early trial of a similar or analogous task revise the estimate and revise your plan.

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Search by State. For Fiscal Year: (Current Year). One of the project manager’s major concerns at a project’s inception is the reliability of the project’s estimates.

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