Principles of Information Systems ...

12th Edition
Ralph Stair + 1 other
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781285867168



Principles of Information Systems ...

12th Edition
Ralph Stair + 1 other
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781285867168
Chapter 13, Problem 1TA
Textbook Problem

As a team, find two or three project managers and do a group interview on the topic of causes for project failures. Identify and prioritize their top causes for project failure. How does their list of causes compare to the causes presented in this chapter?

Program Plan Intro

Project Manager:

  • Project manager monitors the status of the project task after it begins.
  • He/she is responsible for planning, executing, and completing the project.
  • Project managers help in determining the risk factors due to which the project is falling behind the schedule.
  • He/she determiners the user’s needs and performs the tasks accordingly.

Explanation of Solution

Reasons for project failure:

  • The features related to the project or system may not satisfy the user needs instead it shows that the system had met all the needs.
  • Sometimes, user may not be in communicated or stated mode and this creates misunderstanding.
  • User will not have the ability to verify the intermediate products and match them with their requirements...

Explanation of Solution


 By comparing the above listed reasons and the reasons in the chapter, it is stated that both the lists are mostly similar...

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