Effort estimation is one of the important factors affecting the success of software projects. In order to support this, many effort estimation methods have been developed from past to present. The reliability of the effort estimation of a project depends on the choice of the most appropriate method for the project characteristics and the estimation context.
More and more organizations are transforming, or have transformed into an agile way of working. Once the number of teams grow, often a scaled framework is implemented in order to manage the value creation in an organized way. In the agile way of working, senior management often feel less in control than they used to when it comes to the progress of the different projects.