09 Chapter 09 System Development and Project Management

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Almost always it is the testing phase that is shortened
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Changing Technology Technology grows at an very rapid pace. Many large scale software projects take years to complete and are threatened by changes in technology.
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Cost of Finding Errors The cost to fix errors, similarly to the cost of adding/changing/removing business requirements, goes up exponentially as a project moves through the SDLC phases.
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Project Management A project is a temporary activity a company undertakes to create a unique product, service, or result (as defined by PMI) Project Management is the application of knowledge, skills, tools, and techniques to project activities to meet project requirements A Project Manager is an individual who is an expert in project planning and management, defines and develops the project plan, and tracks the plan to ensure the project is completed on time and on budget.
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Project Management Project deliverables are any measurable, tangible, verifiable outcome, result, or item that is produced to complete a project or part of a project. Project milestones represent key dates when a certain group of activities must be performed. Project management office (PMO) is an internal department that oversees all organizational projects.
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Project Management Projects are limited in by either time, cost, and/or scope. Triple Constraint framework. If any one item changes, at least one other is likely to be affected. Project quality is affected by the project manager’s ability to balance these demands
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Project Management Project Stakeholders are individuals and organizations actively involved in the project or whose interests might be affected as a result of project execution or project completion. These stakeholders can exert influence over the project’s objectives and outcomes. The project management team must identify stakeholders, determine their requirements and expectations, and, to the extent possible, manage their influence in relationship to the requirements to ensure a successful project.
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Project Management The key project stakeholder is identified as the Executive Sponsor. This is typically the person or group who provides the financial resources for the project. The Executive Sponsor should communicate up the chain on behalf of the project, support the project manager by championing the project to others, and demonstrate commitment and accountability to the project.
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Project Management What all does the project manager coordinate?
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Project Management How does an organization identify projects in which they wish to invest time, energy, and resources ($$$)?
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  • Spring '14
  • JeanneEZucker
  • Project Management, project manager, Project management planning

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