Project Management Of Software Engineering

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Introduction Project management is a tool that the organization can use to eliminate waste, increase capacity, or increase positioning in the market place. Project Management is a broad topic. The methodology has been around for many years. During the last twenty years, the Agile methodology was introduced to project management. In the last ten years, maturity of the merged agile methodology and project management occurred. In this paper, we will explore the project management of software engineering, specifically Agile project management. Agile project management – or simply agile --- combines the flexibility and responsiveness of agile with the clearly defined framework of project management. The agile project management approach…show more content…
Under traditional project management methodology, software projects failed because the solution did not satisfy customer requirements for scope, time, cost, quality and resources. Traditional project management methodology is focused on the sequential lifecycle of a project, referred to as “waterfall.” Waterfall projects are common in the construction of infrastructure, examples are construction of a bridge, electrical substation or a highway. The waterfall project team members query stakeholders about requirements and then build the solution. For software projects, the waterfall methodology resulted in risks to the project. ... it runs the risk that when the project nears its end, certain components will not work together or, worse still, will not meet the current needs of the business, which may have shifted during the development process (Kenealy, 2009). The Project Management Institute (PMI) publishes the Project Management Book of Knowledge (PMBOK). The PMBOK defines 44 processes that illustrate the project life cycle. The processes are structured into 9 knowledge areas and 5 process groups. Software developers found that the PMBOK processes were not as xxxxxx. The Scrum approach to agile software development marks a dramatic departure from waterfall management. Scrum and other agile methods were inspired by its shortcomings. Agile methodologies were created to create introduce ease and
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