Management and Strategy

Estimation in Drupal Projects

Sprout Video

In this lesson, you’ll learn what makes a good estimate and what some good questions are to ask in the estimation process. You’ll also hear about how an estimation process can detect unclear requirements and what kind of communication needs to happen as a result of that discovery. Finally you’ll learn some helpful techniques for estimation that provide just the right amount of detail.

Additional resources

Want to dive deeper? Here are some books recommended by project managers at Lullabot:


  • Peopleware: Productive Projects and Teams by Tom DeMarco & Timothy Lister
  • Making Things Happen: Mastering Project Management by Scott Berkun
  • Tribal Leadership: Leveraging Natural Groups to Build a Thriving Organization by Dave Logan, John King & Halee Fischer-Wright
  • User Stories Applied: for Agile Software Development by Mike Cohn
  • Analysis without Paralysis: 12 Tools to Make Better Strategic Decisions by Babette E Bensoussan & Craig S Fleisher
  • Software Estimation by Steve McConnell
  • The Mythical Man-Month: Essays on Software Engineering by Frederick P. Brooks, Jr.

Online Resources


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