Completing Information Technology Projects as Scheduled and on Time
American Journal of Software Engineering and Applications
Volume 8, Issue 1, June 2019, Pages: 8-17
Received: Jan. 28, 2019;
Accepted: Apr. 8, 2019;
Published: Jul. 26, 2019
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Charles William Butler, College of Business, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, United States of America
Gary Lowell Richardson, College of Technology, University of Houston, Houston, United States of America
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Even though Information Technology (IT) software development projects exhibit a checkered history of poor scheduling and late delivery, emerging project traits are promoting successful implementation and reduced risk of failure. IT project management, requirements gathering and management, user involvement, organizational alignment, development methodology, quality assurance and testing process maturity are integrating together to create a culture of rising success and efficient project implementation. Organization alignment, project management, business and technology architectures, and organizational change management domains are integrated into a successful software development framework.
Organizational Alignment, IT Project Management, Software Development Methodology, Artifact Repository, Controlled Processes
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Completing Information Technology Projects as Scheduled and on Time, American Journal of Software Engineering and Applications.
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