Outstanding! A project with this score is virtually guaranteed to succeed in all respects, meeting its schedule, budget, quality, and other targets. In terms of chapter 1's project needs hierarchy, such a project is fully
Excellent. A project at this level is performing much better than average. Such a project has a high probability of delivering its software close to its schedule, budget, and quality targets.
Good. A score in this range represents a better-than-average level of software development effectiveness. Such a project stands a fighting chance of meeting either its schedule or its budget target, but it probably won't meet both.
Fair. This score is typical. A project with this score will likely experience high stress and shaky team dynamics, and the software will ultimately be delivered with less functuality than desired at greater cost and with a longer schedule.
At risk. A project with this score has significant weaknesses in the major areas of requirements, planning, project control, risk management, and personnel. The primary concern of a project in this category should be whwther it will finish at all.