Software Project Management Essay

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Software Project Management: Methodologies & Techniques SE Project 2003/2004 group E 17th September 2004 SE Project 2003/2004 group E Software Engineering Project (2IP40) Department of Mathematics & Computer Science Technische Universiteit Eindhoven Rico Huijbers Funs Lemmens Bram Senders Sjoerd Simons Bert Spaan Paul van Tilburg Koen Vossen 0499062 0466028 0511873 0459944 0494483 0459098 0559300 Abstract This essay discusses a variety of commonly used software project management methodologies and techniques. Their application, advantages and disadvantages are discussed as well as their relation to each other. The methodologies RUP, SSADM, PRINCE2, XP, Scrum and Crystal Clear are discussed, as well as the techniques PMBOK, COCOMO, MTA, EV and Critical path. CONTENTS 2 Contents 1 Introduction 2 Preliminaries 2.1 2.2 List of definitions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . List of acronyms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 3 3 4 5 5 7 11 15 17 19 23 23 25 28 30 32 34 34 3 Methodologies 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 RUP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . SSADM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . PRINCE2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . XP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Scrum . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Crystal Clear . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Project techniques 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 PMBOK . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . COCOMO . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . MTA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EV management . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Critical path . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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