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Critical Aspects of Project Management Causing Major Impacts on Software Development

International Journal of Computer Applications
© 2011 by IJCA Journal
Number 9 - Article 7
Year of Publication: 2011
M. Aqeel Iqbal
Farooque Azam
Ahmed Ali Qureshi

Aqeel M Iqbal, Farooque Azam and Ahmed Ali Qureshi. Article: Critical Aspects of Project Management Causing Major Impacts on Software Development. International Journal of Computer Applications 27(9):39-47, August 2011. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {M. Aqeel Iqbal and Farooque Azam and Ahmed Ali Qureshi},
	title = {Article: Critical Aspects of Project Management Causing Major Impacts on Software Development},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2011},
	volume = {27},
	number = {9},
	pages = {39-47},
	month = {August},
	note = {Full text available}


The development process for modern softwares has become a solid engineering paradigm rather than a social activity. In this regard the project management for software development has become one of the most leading areas of interest. An affective project management and development methodology can lead to successful high quality software. The effectiveness of software project management is dependent on multi-disciplinary, inter-related factors including the management of project scope, project time, project cost, project quality, project human resource, project communication, project procurement and project integration. In this research paper a critical review has been presented about the modern practices being under used for software project management. The paper point outs the different critical aspects of the software project management causing high impacts on software development and on the society itself. A large number of co-related project management aspects with their impacts have been critically analyzed for further active research work for exposing new methodologies for managing the project activities.


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