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Title: Failures in software project management, are we alone? A comparison with the construction industry
Authors: Varajão, João
Dominguez, Caroline
Ribeiro, Pedro
Paiva, Anabela
Keywords: project management
project failure
Issue Date: 2014
Publisher: Mundo Publishing House
Abstract: Unfortunately software development projects have long been identified with budget complications, delays and failure concerning scope. The widely quoted CHAOS Reports of the Standish Group, whose first results were released in 1994, find that while this situation has improved, deviations from the plan continue to be present in a majority of projects. In this paper we study the current state of success in software development projects, contrasting their results with those of civil engineering projects. The obtained results showed the relative success that has been achieved in the industries studied in terms of meeting deadlines, budgets and scope. Although differences do exist, several similarities were found.
Peer Reviewed: yes
ISSN: 2317-3963
Document Type: Article
Appears in Collections:OLD - DENG - Artigo em Revista Científica Internacional

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