WIT Press


A Study Of Managed And Unmanaged Projects

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/SQM940501

Volume

8

Pages

9

Published

1994

Size

823 kb

Author(s)

M. Ross & G. Staples

Abstract

This paper discusses the results of a survey of 39 organisations, of various sizes and of various types, on the use of project management methodologies for IT Projects. The use of standard methodologies, such as Prince, is considered in relation to the size and type of the organisation. The use of different methods for projects of various sizes is also considered. The characteristics of organisations making limited use of project management methodologies and the problems that have arisen in these organisations, is also considered. The use of software tools for project management is discussed. 1 Introduction The overall aim of the study was to collect information on the use of project management methodologies by various types of organisation, particularly for IT projects. In particular, the use of the Prince methodology would be s

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