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Flashcards in Project Planning Deck (15)
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Three planning stages

  • Proposal stage
  • Project start up stage
  • Periodically throughout the project

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Proposal planning

  • Provide info to set price

3

Project startup

  • Create plan with enough detail to make decisions about budget and staffing

4

Software pricing

  • No simple relationship between development cost and price charged

5

Plan-driven development

  • Traditional way to manage a software development project

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Plan-driven development pros

  • Planning for, and close monitoring of, needed resources

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Plan-driven development cons

  • Early decisions have to be revised because of changes

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Project scheduling

  • Deciding how work in a project is organized into separate tasks (when and how these will be executed)

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Scheduling problems

  • The unexpected always happens

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Agile planning

  • Planning is iterative and only the next iteration of the software is planned, often in detail.
  • For scheduling, the system being developed is cut down so that the planned date is met.

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Experience-based cost estimation techniques

  • Techniques by which the estimate is based on a manager's experience of past projects and the application domain

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Algorithmic cost modelling estimation techniques

  • A formulaic approach is used to estimate the development effort required, based on attributes of the software and the development team.

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Approaches to agile planning

  • Planning in Scrum
  • Project backlog
  • Planning game, with user stories

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Estimation models used in COCOMO II

  • The application composition model
  • The early design model
  • The reuse model
  • The post-architecture model

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Quality plan sections

  • Product introduction
  • Product plans
  • Process descriptions
  • Quality goals
  • Risks and risk management