ISD EXAM - PROJECT FAILURE (2)

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ISD EXAM - PROJECT FAILURE (2)
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2011-05-10 16:17:08
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PROJECT FAILURE
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  1. What are the reasons for project failure ?
    • insufficiency of competent employees
    • lack of planning
    • absence of management support
    • ambiguous statement of requirements
    • poor resources
    • over-high expectations
    • insufficiency of user involvment
    • need for smaller project milestones
  2. How can an organisation have a statement of requirements clear enough ?
    • Plan the time needed to comprehend all the requirements
    • Be ruled by the user requirements
    • Have effective systems analysis
  3. How does an organisation plan the time needed to comprehend all the requirements ?
    • Take the time to get through all the requirements
    • Be able to make changes to requirements if necessary
  4. Why does an organisation manage to be ruled by the user requirements ?
    An organisation has to review the requirements with target users to make sure that the output would be beneficial for them.
  5. Who can an organisation make sure that it has an effective systems analysis ?
    An organisation needs to have an effective systems analysis, which is gained by consciously applying a methodology.
  6. How can an organisation have a statement of requirements clear enough ? (sentence)
    The statement of requirements has imperatively to be clear. It is necessary to plan the time needed to comprehend all the requirements. To do so, the organisation has to take the time to get through all the requirements and be able to make changes to requirements if necessary. Also the organisation needs to be ruled by user requirements. It is primordial to review the requirements with target users to make sure that the output would be beneficial for them. Finally, still in order to have a clear statement of requirements, it is recommended to have an effective systems analysis, which is gained by consciously applying a methodology.
  7. Why it is important to have an effective management support ?
    As projects involve lots of unknowns, it is important to have an effective management support so that each stakeholder knows what it is expected from him.

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