The Data Processing Era that began in the 1960’s focused on automating many of the organizational transactions such as general accounting, inventory management, and production scheduling with the aid of a centralized mainframe or mini computers.
According to the CHAOS studies most IT projects are completed on time and on budget.
According to the CHAOS studies, user involvement and executive support tend to be important factors for successful projects.
The Socio-Technical Approach has been adopted by many organizations because successful projects require a pure technical approach that focuses on the tools, techniques, and methodologies of IT development.
Only the most successful projects are likely to lead to best practices.
The Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge provides a basis for identifying and describing the generally accepted principles of project management.
The desire to fund a project should be based upon
the value the completed project will provide to an organization
The triple constraint relationship that the text discusses refers to
scope, schedule, and budgets
The following are PMBOK® knowledge areas except
Project Research Management
includes identifying the project phases and activities and estimating, sequencing, and assigning resources.