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Software Project Management by Chandramouli, Dutt

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Information Technology: The Context of Software Project Management

3.1 Introduction

Projects labelled as Information Technology (IT) Projects are usually different in nature than the other industry-specific projects as IT caters to the needs of various industries and business domains in the name of IT Projects. IT Projects usually involve collaboration with various business people and end users to understand its business process before designing the requirements acceptable for the end users. Choosing the best available and suitable technology fitting the need is a challenge. Managing IT Projects in the banking domain requires a different skill set than managing IT projects in insurance or manufacturing domains.

3.2 Characteristics of Information ...

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