This section contains details and key factors of Software Project Management.
First you need to understand about management :
Management is the process of organizing and coordinating of functionalities of an organization according to organization policies to achieve certain objectives/ goals.
Software Project Management is the collective process of planning, monitoring and controlling the software projects to accomplish it in accordance with company policies, within the provided limit and standards.
Software industry rises very rapidly in the 1970s and 1980s. Over the time, software companies realizes that there should be some techniques and methodology to tackle the loop holes of the process.
Companies tries established proven methods but still failed to deliver it under the provided limits. This was due to extended test runs which occurs generally because the delivered software is not in accordance to the user specifications.
The software development strategies you are seeing now are the result of various refinement over the time. During these refinements various software project failure causes appears, some of the common cause are listed below :
Project Planning includes :
This is the execution of the plan scheduled during planning. Project monitoring and control deals with the regular monitoring of the project progress and also insure that it goes in accordance with the gathered requirement, project plan and schedule. If project deviates from the defined requirement limits and project plan, then project management can take strict corrective measures to ensure the correct the project execution.