The Concepts of Software Project Management in Information Technology

G. K. Prashanth

Department of Master of Computer Applications, Siddaganga Institute of Technology, Tumkur, India.


Software project management encompasses the knowledge, techniques, and tools necessary to manage the development of software products. This curriculum module discusses material that managers need to create a plan for software development, using effective Project Integration Management, Scope, Time, Cost, Quality, Human Resource, Communication, Procurement managements and to execute that plan with attention to productivity and quality. Within this context, topics such as risk management, alternative life-cycle models, development team organization, and management of technical people are also discussed.

Keywords: Software project management, Gantt chart, Project charter, Work breakdown structures, Quality control, Staff acquisition, Team development.

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