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Research and Markets: Managing Risk In Software Development Projects.

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 -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8534b7/managing_risk_in_s) has announced the addition of the "Managing Risk In Software Development Projects" report to their offering.

Successfully managing software projects requires a deep understanding of the projects' ultimate aims. In many cases projects fail because of fundamental confusions between software and project management itself. You can define a successful strategy by better understanding these risks. While it is impossible to prescribe pre·scribe
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 rules for success, there are steps that all project managers can take to avoid failure. This report analyses the reasons for cost and time over-runs in some high-profile software development projects in the UK. The differences between software management and other forms of project management are then outlined in order to show the inherent pitfalls and risks.

Key Topics Covered:

* Why software project management is different

* Case Study: National Offender Management Information System

* Understanding Project management

* Managing risk

* Managing risk in commercial projects

* Additional Material

* Contact Details

* Reference

Companies Mentioned:

* Gartner (Gartner, Inc., Stamford, CT, www.gartner.com) The largest information technology consulting firm that specializes in research and analysis. Founded in 1979 by Gideon Gartner, it has grown through acquisitions, including Dataquest in 1995 and Techrepublic in 2000.  

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* Ovum

* IDC

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