Effective Software Project Management

Software Project, Project Management, Effective Management

Effective Project Management?– Effective Project Management is very crucial to the project.
– Projects are run successfully by a judicious mix of training, mentoring and management support.
– The synergistic effort leads to improved performance and achievements.


Project Management Aspects
We can evaluate the project management activity on two basic aspects

1) Technical Aspects
– This aspect involves the technical skills required, having the essential project management processes in place, and the presence of standards

2) Human Aspect
– This aspect involves the ability to gel well with the team members/ subordinates, coaxing them to fulfill the work obligations, motivating them to higher levels of performance and so on. Continue reading “Effective Software Project Management”

Software Projects – What are failures?

Software Projects, Project Failures, Project Management

Why do projects fail?
– The projects are not the same and will always have a different degree of failure.
– The varying degree of failure will decide the criticality of the project.

Project classification
– We can classify projects as Type I and Type II projects.

Type I projects
Let’s take an example of a flyover bridge.
– This bridge is visible and has an intrinsic value.
– This bridge is visualized as an end product. It also has a class (2 way lane, 4 way lane and so on)
– More the classes and features, more is the complexity associated with the project.
– Since the features are discussed and focused upon in the initial phases, the success of these kind of projects is more. Continue reading “Software Projects – What are failures?”