Tag Archive for project management

FORMALIZING THE ISDF SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT METH-ODOLOGY

The paper is aimed at depicting the ISDF software development methodology by emphasizing quality management and software development lifecycle. The ISDF methodology was built especially for innovative software development projects. The ISDF methodology was developed empirically by trial and error in the process of implementing multiple innovative projects. The research process began by analysing key concepts like innovation and software… Read more →

FORMALIZING INCREMENTAL INNOVATION IN SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS

The current paper tackles the issues of formalizing the process of generating innovative results in software development projects. The paper is focused on incremental innovation. Incremental innovation was defined then innovation was analyzed in the context of implementing projects in several fields not related to the software development industry. Data and information on innovation was collected by reviewing case studies… Read more →

COMPARATIVE STUDY ON SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT METHODOLOGIES

This paper focuses on the current state of knowledge in the field of software development methodologies. It aims to set the stage for the formalization of a software development methodology dedicated to innovation orientated IT projects. The paper starts by depicting specific characteristics in software development project management. Managing software development projects involves techniques and skills that are proprietary to… Read more →

THE ADAPTIVE NATURE OF MANAGING SOFTWARE INNOVATION

The focus of this article is pointed at adaptive management in the context of innovative software projects. Software development is presented through the filter of innovation. The aspects that differentiate software innovation from any other kind of innovation are highlighted. Adaptive management is addressed from a general point of view. The circumstances that require adaptive management are emphasized. Methods of… Read more →

STATISTICAL INDICATORS FOR MEASURING INNOVATION IN IT PROJECT MANAGEMENT

The concept of project management innovation is submitted and particular characteristics of IT project management innovation are depicted. The stages of innovative IT project development cycle are described. The characteristics that differentiate innovative IT project management from traditional IT project management are enunciated. The factors that influence the innovativeness level are studied and appropriate indicators are generated. Properties of the… Read more →

RESOURCE MANAGEMENT IN INNOVATION ORIENTED IT PROJECTS

This paper focuses on resource management in the context of innovative software development projects. The research process is aimed at identifying key aspects of resource management. Research hypothesis are formulated based on previous experiences in managing software development projects. Financial resource management is analysed and expenditures proprietary to software development projects are highlighted. The human resources factor is depicted as… Read more →

PROJECT MANAGEMENT DATA IN INNOVATION ORIENTED SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT

The focus of this article is on project management data acquisition, analysis, processing and classification in the context of innovation oriented software development. The role played by data in the decision-making process is highlighted. Main data categories, specific to IT project management, are depicted. Data sources are described and analyzed. Data collection process specific to software development project management is… Read more →