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JAWAHARLAL NEHRU TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY
IV Year B.Tech. IT I-SemT P C
SOFTWARE PROJECT MANAGEMENT
UNIT - I
Conventional Software Management : The waterfall model, conventional software Management performance.
Evolution of Software Economics : Software Economics, pragmatic software cost estimation.
UNIT - II
Improving Software Economics : Reducing Software product size, improving software processes, improving team effectiveness, improving automation, Achieving required quality, peer inspections.
The old way and the new : The principles of conventional software Engineering, principles of modern software management, transitioning to an iterative process.
UNIT - III
Life cycle phases : Engineering and production stages, inception, Elaboration, construction, transition phases.
Artifacts of the process : The artifact sets, Management artifacts, Engineering artifacts, programmatic artifacts.
UNIT - IV
Model based software architectures : A Management perspective and technical perspective.
Work Flows of the process : Software process workflows, Iteration workflows,
UNIT - V
Checkpoints of the process : Major mile stones, Minor Milestones, Periodic status assessments.
Iterative Process Planning : Work breakdown structures, planning guidelines, cost and schedule estimating, Iteration planning process, Pragmatic planning.
UNIT - VI
Project Organizations and Responsibilities : Line-of-Business Organizations, Project Organizations, evolution of Organizations.
Process Automation : Automation Building blocks, The Project Environment.
UNIT - VII
Project Control and Process instrumentation : The seven core Metrics, Management indicators, quality indicators, life cycle expectations, pragmatic Software Metrics, Metrics automation.
Tailoring the Process : Process discriminants.
UNIT - VIII
Future Software Project Management : Modern Project Profiles, Next generation Software economics, modern process transitions.
Case Study: The command Center Processing and Display system- Replacement (CCPDS-R)
TEXT BOOK :
1. Software Project Management, Walker Royce: Pearson Education, 2005.
1. Software Project Management, Bob Hughes and Mike Cotterell: Tata McGraw-
2. Software Project Management, Joel Henry, Pearson Education.
3. Software Project Management in practice, Pankaj Jalote, Pearson