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The NYS Forum Project Management Workgroup

PM Community of Practice
Project Estimation

June 18, 2019
2:30 - 4:00 pm
(2:00 pm Check-In)
The NYS Forum
24 Aviation Road, Suite 206, Albany New York

Webex available for this event

Want to increase your chances of project success?
Come and learn Estimating Best Practices!!

Presentation Overview:

In order for projects to be successful they must meet project objectives within the budgets and timeframes expressed to management. Although change is a given in every project, using good project estimation techniques to determine accurate estimates can help to make a project successful!

  • Overview and examples of estimation techniques
  • Factors that drive rigor of project estimation - size of project, complexity of business needs, etc.
  • Improving the accuracy of project estimates
  • WBS bottom-up estimation technique
  • PERT estimation technique

The session will be held at the NYS Forum location in Albany, and will also be available as a Webcast.

Featured Presentations:

  • Project Estimation - An overview of estimation including the types of estimates, techniques and guidelines. Jeff Nuding, PMP, CSM, Service Director, NYS Office of Information Technology Services
  • WBS Bottom-up Estimation - How to estimate using bottom-up estimation techniques. Vikas Burman, Vice President Technology, Nagarro
  • PERT - Using PERT to make robust duration and cost estimates. Jack Davis, Principal Consultant, NYSTEC
  • Estimation Panelist Discussion - Come get your questions answered by experienced project estimators.