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Chapter 22 Project Management Slide 1 Chapter 22 Project Management “…a huge topic.” See Part 4, “Software Management”.
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Chapter 22 Project Management Slide 2 Topics covered Risk management Managing people Teamwork
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Chapter 22 Project Management Slide 3 Concerned with activities involved in ensuring that software is delivered on time , within budget and in accordance with the requirements of the organizations developing and procuring the software. Project management is needed because software development is always subject to budget and schedule constraints . Software project management
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Chapter 22 Project Management Slide 4 Success criteria Deliver the software to the customer at the agreed time. Keep overall costs within budget. Deliver software that meets the customer’s expectations. Maintain a happy and well-functioning development team.
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Chapter 22 Project Management Slide 5 Software management distinctions The product is intangible . Software cannot be seen or touched. Software project managers cannot see progress by simply looking at the artefact that is being constructed. Many software projects are “one-off”. Large software projects are usually different in some ways from previous projects. Even managers who have lots of previous experience may find it difficult to anticipate problems. (one-of-a-kind) (cont’d)
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Chapter 22 Project Management Slide 6 Software management distinctions (cont‟d) Software processes are variable and organiza- tion specific. We still cannot reliably predict when a particular software process is likely to lead to development problems.
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Chapter 22 Project Management Slide 7 Management activities Project planning Responsible for planning, estimating, and scheduling project development and assigning people to tasks. Reporting Usually responsible for reporting on the progress of a project to customers and to the managers of the company developing the software. (cont’d)
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Chapter 22 Project Management Slide 8 Management activities (cont‟d) Risk management Assess the risks that may affect a project, monitor these risks and take action when problems arise. People management Choose team members and establish ways of working that leads to effective team performance Proposal writing May be involved in writing a proposal describing the objectives of the project and how it will be carried out.
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Chapter 22 Project Management Slide 9 Topics covered Risk management Managing people Teamwork
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Project Management Slide 10 Risk management Risk management is concerned with identifying risks and drawing up plans to minimize their effect on a project. (cont’d)
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