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Software project casualty

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Rescuing a software project from disaster is like dealing with a medical emergency. The problem must be diagnosed rapidly and accurately. There then follows a longer period of treatment and, hopefully, recovery of the patient. This article gives guidance on key topic areas in diagnosing a software project problem including organisational structure and personnel issues, project planning, requirements management, software engineering, verification and infrastructure. Advice is then given on how to treat the problem.

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Engineering Management Journal  (Volume:12 ,  Issue: 2 )