DQ 1: Jorgensen and Boehm (2009) debate the classic argument in estimating software development effort: formal models versus expert judgment. Summarize the key points on both sides and then discuss how software development is estimated in your company.
DQ 2: Sooraj and Mohapatra (2008), analyze the benefits of effective use of offshoring in software development in that development is carried out 24 hours a day. Analyze and discuss the potential negative implications and risks in the use of this process.
DQ 3: Identify and explain two database design considerations when implementing a new software application. What are the underlying concepts that make them important?
DQ 4: What would you consider important factors to consider in the selection of vendors to receive an RFP?