lecture2 project scope

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Establishing Project Scope
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Key Points Project scope is a combination of product functionality, project resources, and available time Brooks’ law state that adding labor to a late software project makes it even later If the effort required to implement the system features is equal to the resources available during the scheduled time, the project has an achievable scope Over-scoped projects are typical. In many projects, it will be necessary to reduce the scope by as much as a factor of two The first step in establishing project scope is to establish a high level requirements baseline
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The Problem of Project Scope Meeting Commitments in application development involves making realistic assessments of project Resources Time lines Objectives before the project begins Project Scope is a function of The functionality that must be delivered to meet the users’ needs The resources available to the project The time available in which to achieve the implementation
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Project Scope Resources Consisting primarily of labor from developers, testers, tech writers, quality assurance personnel, and others Adding resources may even slow a project because the need for training and supporting the new people decreases the productivity of those already on the project
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This note was uploaded on 03/27/2008 for the course COMS 319 taught by Professor Jiang during the Spring '08 term at Iowa State.

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