BIS PROJECT MANAGEMENT

BIS PROJECT - BIS PROJECT MANAGEMENT Project one-time operations designed to accomplish certain goals in a specific timeframe Why projects fail 1

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BIS PROJECT MANAGEMENT Project – one-time operations designed to accomplish certain goals in a specific timeframe Why projects fail: 1. Poor technical quality 2. Data failure due to poor data design 3. User failure (not using the system to its maximum capability) 4. Organisational failure (individual systems work well but not when put together) 5. Failure in the business environment – inappropriate to the market environment Main elements of a project 1. Estimation – identifying tasks involved I the project o Effort time – the time needed to complete a task o Elapsed time – how long will the task take Once effort time is estimated it is converted to elapsed time to determine how long in reality the task will take to complete o Estimation tools PERT approach – specifies optimistic, pessimistic and most likely times Constructive cost model (COCOMO) – used to estimate the amount of effort needed to complete a project on the basis of the estimated lines of program
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This note was uploaded on 02/23/2012 for the course MGT 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '10 term at Texas State.

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BIS PROJECT - BIS PROJECT MANAGEMENT Project one-time operations designed to accomplish certain goals in a specific timeframe Why projects fail 1

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