Chapter 1

Project Characteristics, Methodologies, and Frameworks

This chapter covers the following topics:

  • Characteristics of a Project: Covers project characteristics, including start and finish, unique, reason/purpose, project as part of a program, and project as part of a portfolio.

  • Methodologies and Frameworks Used in IT Projects: Covers methodologies and frameworks, including Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), Waterfall, PRojects IN Controlled Environments (PRINCE2), DevOps, DevSecOps, Agile, Kanban, scrum, Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe), and Extreme Programming (XP). Also compares Agile to Waterfall, including the criteria for selecting a method and composing a team.

Every industry has projects. Contractors build buildings. IT companies ...

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