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Lecture-08 - CEN4021 CEN4021 SoftwareEngineeringII Software...

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CEN 4021  CEN 4021   Software Engineering II  Software Engineering II Instructor: Masoud Sadjadi http://www.cs.fiu.edu/~sadjadi/ sadjadi@cs.fiu.edu Software Project Planning ( P OMA) Risk Analysis and Planning
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9 Lecture CEN 4021: Software Engineering II Acknowledgements Acknowledgements Dr. Onyeka Ezenwoye Dr. Peter Clarke 2
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9 Lecture CEN 4021: Software Engineering II Agenda Agenda Software Project Planning ( P OMA) Risk Analysis and Planning
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9 Lecture CEN 4021: Software Engineering II Risk Analysis and Planning Risk Analysis and Planning What is “risk”? Definition: Risk – A problem  that has a greater than 0% but less  than 100% probability of occurrence . A problem is an event that has a negative value associated with it. If the probability a risk has a 100% of occurring it is a problem. Examples of risk include: losing a critical resource or using an unreliable new technology in a software project.
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9 Lecture CEN 4021: Software Engineering II Risk Analysis and Planning Risk Analysis and Planning Risk can be listed , categorized , and potentially managed . The earlier risk are handled, the better the chance of project success.
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9 Lecture CEN 4021: Software Engineering II Sources of Risk Sources of Risk Overly optimistic assumptions about the availability of some technology Misunderstanding of the real impact of some new methodology Miscalculation of the robustness (e.g., extensibility) or constraints of software design Misunderstanding of customer requirements Uncontrolled continuous changes of customer requirements Unrealistic promises to customers made by overzealous sales people or company execs.
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9 Lecture CEN 4021: Software Engineering II Sources of Risk Sources of Risk Inadequate due diligence while choosing external sourcing Incompetence of key personnel Miscalculation of teamwork and group effectiveness Unrealistic expectations about the availability or productivity of special skilled human resources.
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9 Lecture CEN 4021: Software Engineering II Risk Identification Risk Identification Steps in starting the risk list: 1. List those characteristics of the product that may not be well defined. 2. List all unresolved issues for the tasks that will be performed in conjunction with the software project. Start by asking whether any process is defined, documented , and practiced in the organization.
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9 Lecture CEN 4021: Software Engineering II Risk Identification Risk Identification Steps in starting the risk list: 1. Identify risks associated with management of resources . For example, hardware and software systems required for the project, licenses needed etc. Tools may not be available when needed. Human resources represent a especially important type
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