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Chapter 9 Review Questions

Chapter 9 Review Questions - Advantages to reducing project...

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CIS 550 / Chapter 9 Chapter 9 Review Questions 9-R1 What are five common reasons for crashing a project? Five common reasons for crashing a project include: Reducing time to market in order to gain a competitive advantage Unforeseen delays that cause substantial delays midway through the project Incentive contracts that reward reduced project time Imposed deadlines Very high overhead costs 9-R2 What are the advantages and disadvantages of reducing project scope to accelerate a project? What can be done to reduce the disadvantages?
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Unformatted text preview: Advantages to reducing project scope to accelerate a project are that time and cost may be reduced. Disadvantages include the fact that functionality is lost and the value of the project reduced. These disadvantages can be minimized by an intense re-examination of requirements with stakeholders to determine which features are essential. This may actually improve the value of the project by getting it done more quickly and for a lower cost (p. 288)....
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