DG #2 (response) 1

DG #2 (response) 1 - known upfront. The materials and/or...

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Hello Steven, I agree with you, the “cookie-cutter” project management approach for IT projects is rarely used and/or rarely even considered. With all the ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) software solutions or software solutions that are “off-the-shelf’, lots of tweaking and customization is required. Many IT projects are harder because of budget constraints, deadlines, and far too few resources dedicated to the effort. Traditional projects are very straight forward. All the blueprints, plans, and materials are all
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Unformatted text preview: known upfront. The materials and/or goods are solid and tangible. Not so with an IT project where business needs are constantly shifting. Often time the SCOPE of an IT project is impossible. Breaking an IT project down into smaller projects can make a project manageable and less cumbersome. Allowing an IT project to be developed in small phases (i.e., initiating, planning, executing, monitoring/controlling, and closing) can alleviate the stress of a complex IT project....
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This note was uploaded on 11/07/2011 for the course BA 649 taught by Professor Dr.schaefer during the Fall '11 term at Ohio State.

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