Software Project Management

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1. Introduction In this paper will talk about the Project Management the role of project management is becoming more and more important and valuable in order to make the project a success. Consequently, it has now become even more significant to avoid the reasons for a failure of a project beforehand. There are an ample amount of reasons for which a software project might result in a failure. Some are high in likelihood and effect while others are less likely and risky. Project Manager revolves around the primary functions for effective results and consists of: planning, organizing, staffing, guidance, and control. There are 14 principles revolve under those functions. Software managers must develop the skills, knowledge and abilities in each of these functions to provide an acceptable product successfully on schedule and within budget. [1] Producing a large software system is causing a big problem if it is not assigned and organized to a work-team. A software engineering environment and associated tools must be acquired to support selected methods. Plans must be developed budgets and schedules must be negotiated and agreed upon by stakeholder. To succeed, software managers must perform these activities Planning, Organizing, Staffing, Directing, Controlling, and Integrating. One of the big questions here "Why have you succeeded as a software project manager when others have failed?" Mr. Donald find That's not an easy question, After thinking he found out the idea of 3 P's of software management its deep and simple, and the projects he managed both successful and not. Depends entirely on those attributes of success. What are the 3 P's? They are the processes, products, and people, and managers must control the 3 P's concurrently.... ... middle of paper ... ...th Edition, Wiley-Interscience. ISBN-13: 978-0471-77562-1, ISBN-10:0471-77562-2 [5] Why Big Software Project Fails: The 12 Key Questions – p.21-26, Donald J. Reifer (2006) Software Management, 7th Edition, Wiley-Interscience. ISBN-13: 978-0471-77562-1, ISBN-10:0471-77562-2 [6] In-House Software Development: What Project Management Practices Lead to Success? – p.129-136, Donald J. Reifer (2006) Software Management, 7th Edition, Wiley-Interscience. ISBN-13: 978-0471-77562-1, ISBN-10:0471-77562-2 [7] Critical Success Factor in Software Projects – p27-32, Donald J. Reifer (2006) Software Management, 7th Edition, Wiley-Interscience. ISBN-13: 978-0471-77562-1, ISBN-10:0471-77562-2 [8] 21 Project Management Success Tips – p.145-152, Donald J. Reifer (2006) Software Management, 7th Edition, Wiley-Interscience. ISBN-13: 978-0471-77562-1, ISBN-10:0471-77562-2
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