Arlene Minkiewicz is the Chief Scientist at PRICE Systems L.L.C. In this role she leads the Cost Research activity for the entire suite of cost estimating products that PRICE develops and maintains. Ms. Minkiewicz has over 24 years of experience with PRICE, designing and implementing cost models. Her recent accomplishments include the development of new cost estimating models for software and Information Technology projects. She has published articles on software measurement and estimation in Crosstalk, Software Development and British Software Review. She has received Best Paper awards on several of her recent research projects from two professional estimating societies (ISPA, SCEA), and was named Parametrician of the Year for ISPA in 2002.
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