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Project Management Chapter 4
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Projects and Project Managers Project – A temporary sequence of unique, complex, and connected activities having one goal or purpose and that must be completed by a specific time, within budget, and according to a specification (quality). Project Manager - Person responsible for supervising a systems project from initiation to conclusion.
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Project Management and Process Management Project Management – The process of scoping, planning, staffing, organizing, directing, and controlling the development of an acceptable system at a minimum cost within a specified time frame. Process Management – The activity of documenting, managing, and continually improving the process of systems development.
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Measures of Project Success The resulting Information System is acceptable to the customer. Manage expectations. The system was delivered “on time.” The system was delivered “within budget.” The system development process had a minimal impact on ongoing business operations.
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Causes of Project Failure Failure to establish upper-management commitment to the project. Lack of organizational commitment to the
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course M&IS 24060 taught by Professor G.dehondt during the Spring '08 term at Kent State.

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