PERFORMANCE EVALUATION OF PROJECTS IN SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT
IT firms are able to develop various types of software development projects from small sized projects to very large ones. A software development process is carried out by different stages of the project management such as analysis, design, development and testing. At the end of the process, performance of the project is evaluated by project sponsor who represents the customer of the project. There are different factors that effect the performance of the projects like risk, project size, project type and priority, team size, budget, duration, change requests and delays. In this study, we aim to statistically analyze effects of these factors on performance evaluation of the project sponsor. Additionally, we try to develop a statistical model to aid the project sponsor in performance evaluation. We use real data from software development department of telecommunication firm.
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