Software Project Management and SMEs of India

Nomi Baruah, Kaushik Das


Software Project Management refers to managing a software project effectively as to have a clear understanding of what the software developers are trying to achieve. Software project management is ever changing, ever evolving and never ending process. Since the market demand for software product changes, new project management methodologies and techniques need to be implemented with rapid change in time and market demand. This paper discusses the result of a survey which is conducted in 10 small and medium software enterprises of India. The purpose of the survey is to get an idea about the type of leadership a project manager plays, how a software project manager manages a software project in terms of team management, communication management, risk management, quality management, time management and cost management, how a software project manager manages the communication between project members and clients and finally the output of a software project in terms of schedule and budget.

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