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Software Project Evaluation

4.1 Introduction

Continuous competition in the marketplace forces organizations to evaluate each and every projects before investing in them. Along with monetary benefits, several other factors need to be considered to decide whether a project is worth undertaking. Assessing current and future market demand, financial viability and return on investment, alignment with the organizational strategy, technical feasibility with the currently available technology, etc., are some of the focus areas that help in decision making about taking up a new project. In this chapter, we will discuss, how an organization can systematically evaluate software projects for implementation considerations.

4.2 Project Analysis

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