Software Project Management, Software Project Failure

Software Project Failure©

Abstract

This White Paper discusses the influence of Software Project Failure on Project Management.

Keywords: Software Project Failure, Software Project Management

Introduction

When we talk about Project Management in the post-WW11 epoch we are talking about a formal and codified method to achieve time, cash and scope tied undertakings (Morris, 1994/2011). Project Management in the pre-war epoch would have been focused mainly on construction and engineering style projects; however, in the 21st Century, Project Management, has become synonymous with Information Technology. The Project Management Institute states that, “Project management is the application of knowledge, skills, tools, and techniques to project activities to meet the project requirements” (Project Management Institute, 2008, p.6). This evolution of the project management genre is summed up in an article by John Favaro (2010) when he says: Continue reading