This module covers software project management and software project planning. There are two chapters in the textbook and one article to read.
There is one essay assignment and one quiz.
Ceschi, M, Sillitti, A., Succi, G., De Panfilis, S. (2005). "Project management in plan-based and agile companies", IEEE Software, IEEE , vol.22, no.3, pp.21-27.
Quiz on Software Project Management and Planning
Do not take this quiz until you have studied the readings AND listened to the lecture.
The quiz is timed, and you have 30 minutes to do it.
You are allowed two attempts. You will get the grade of your best attempt. You will be shown the correct answers to the questions only after the quiz is closed.
A 700-word discussion comparing algorithmic and expert-based software effort estimation
A classic software engineering paper on projects out of control
Sjøberg, D.I.K. , Johnsen, A., and Solberg, J. Quantifying the Effect of Using Kanban versus Scrum: A Case Study. IEEE Software September/October 2012, pp. 47-53.