Often it can be hard to understand the profound difference between effort and duration.
So let us take a moment to examine this distinction and why it is important.
During the estimation and planning process, the effort and duration are determined for the planned tasks.
What does effort mean?
Effort is the amount of work units required to complete any given task. Effort may also be referred to as man-hours, man-days, man-weeks, man-months, or even man-years. In order to determine the task duration, the effort required to complete the task must be determined first.