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Uncertainty Management in Software Projects: A Case Study in a Public Company [article]

Karina Macedo, Marcelo Marinho, Simone Santos
2019 arXiv   pre-print
In this paper, we present findings from a case study in which we explore how to apply the Management Uncertainty Software Project (MUPS) approach.  ...  To address such challenges projects to design and adopt specific development approaches. However, various project management approaches do not consider the uncertainties that exist in projects.  ...  This study primarily aimed to coordinate and control an ERP project.  ... 
arXiv:1902.05835v1 fatcat:nw4rkayqmve2tn2g4tcassbqyq

Program management approach for large-scale information technology development projects: a case study

Vijay Somanchi, Ravikiran Dwivedula
2010 Journal of Project Program & Portfolio Management  
This case study presents the program management approach in managing large-scale information technology projects.  ...  Using the case of ACME Solutions Ltd., a large software development company, the authors first emphasize on the need to use program management over project management when managing related multiple information  ...  Thus, the coordination between the stakeholders and processes of the program need be closely monitored across the program's lifecycle.  ... 
doi:10.5130/pppm.v1i1.1576 fatcat:lkbbo7l235bppplyi4bzmcp62i


Saumyendu Ghosh, Lauren Buckler, Mirosław J. Skibniewski, Sam Negahban, Young Hoon Kwak
2014 Technological and Economic Development of Economy  
A case study with a SMSCO to understand activities, resource availability, and how to improve organization readiness to undertake projects related to sustainability is discussed.  ...  While current project management techniques are well defined in terms of content and process to manage the budget-scope-time constraint, availability of organization resources and ability to adopt project  ...  He serves as a Specialty Editor (Associate Editor) for the case studies section of the Journal of Construction Engineering and Management (ASCE) and an Associate Editor for Journal of Management in Engineering  ... 
doi:10.3846/20294913.2014.850755 fatcat:og2gkm4hwfazdl2etsd4w3uona

Performance and Obstacle Tracking to Qilian Mountains' Ecological Resettlement Project: A Case Study on the Theory of Public Value

Ya Wang, Lihua Zhou
2022 Land  
Project obstacles were mostly related to the outcome dimension, especially the ecological restoration and management, the return to poverty risk, and industrial development on the resettlement site.  ...  Research results provide case study support and experience inspiration for migrant relocation models and their long-term livelihood improvement in the context of rural revitalization.  ...  Acknowledgments: Thanks to Yang Liu and Junhao Li for assisting us in literature data collection.  ... 
doi:10.3390/land11060910 fatcat:rsq2vhofzrhunbx7yqquxiyuei

A case study for project and portfolio management information system selection: a group AHP-scoring model approach

Vassilis C. Gerogiannis, Panos Fitsilis, Dimitra Voulgaridou, Konstantinos A. Kirytopoulos, Evi Sachini
2010 International Journal of Project Organisation and Management  
Reference to this paper should be made as follows: Gerogiannis, V.C., Fitsilis, P., Voulgaridou, D., Kirytopoulos, K.A. and Sachini, E. (2010) 'A case study for project and portfolio management information  ...  The proposed approach is applied on a real case in a public Greek organisation.  ...  Finally, the authors wish to thank the editor and the anonymous reviewers for their constructive critique that helped the improvement of this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1504/ijpom.2010.035873 fatcat:4y4vq2t2tjgz5euy624n3ksssa

Using a Social Capital Lens to Identify the Mechanisms of Top Management Commitment: A Case Study of a Technology Project

Kwasi Amoako-Gyampah, Jack Meredith, Kathy White Loyd
2018 Project Management Journal  
In the case studied here, in addition to the business benefits, senior management also wanted the company to move away from a culture of technology implementation failures and feel successful about a project  ...  Project quality is impacted more by soft issues such as engagement, communication, coordination, rewards, and motivation; however, although these aspects are under their control and are critical to project  ...  Acknowledgment We would like to acknowledge the help of Terry Williams, the University of Hull, who commented on an earlier version of this article, specifically concerning our causal maps.  ... 
doi:10.1177/875697281804900106 fatcat:l5sb4kgl3nhermukacvlpmkdbe

Identification and Mitigation of Risks in it Projects: A Case Study During the Merger Period in the Telecommunications Industry

Irapuan Glória Júnior, Marcirio Silveira Chaves
2017 Revista de Gestão e Projetos  
to apply the findings identified and mitigations in risk management in IT projects in a similar setting.  ...  This paper identifies risks in IT projects in the merger period in telecommunications companies and proposes mitigation actions. It adopts an interpretive epistemology in an exploratory case study.  ...  It is appropriate to clarify that this case study, as an experiment, is generalizable to theoretical propositions as an analytical generalization (Yin, 2014) , used in a similar situation, in which the  ... 
doi:10.5585/gep.v8i3.581 fatcat:3qoxotn7lfavdlyukofdh42ga4

Applicability of ERP for Production Network Planning: A Case Study [chapter]

Taravatsadat Nehzati, Anita Romsdal, Heidi Carin Dreyer, Jan Ola Strandhagen
2014 IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology  
Acknowledgment The research in this paper was financed by the Norman project (see and the Research Council of Norway.  ...  This study focuses on the production network of one company and studies the consequences of applying an ERP system for managing production planning processes.  ...  The applicability of ERP system in production networks under fully centralized control principle [15] need to be studied for the case company. 5.5 Data management Being part of one organization and  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-662-44739-0_71 fatcat:sfcso2rowndwdpfbgb6jnu6nym

The Organizational Change Dilemma Of ERP Implementation In A Small Manufacturing Company

Jiahui Mo, Wei He
2015 Journal of Business Case Studies (JBCS)  
This paper presents an original case of ERP implementation failure in a small manufacturing company and how we used the case to teach about organizational changes in a management class.  ...  Rather than leading a retrospective analysis of the case as many instructors would do with this type of change failure case study, we employed the four-step problem-solving case study approach to guide  ...  They learned and applied the quasi-decision making model to a complex decision making situation that well simulates the uncertainty, ambiguity, risk, and contradictory interests involved in all critical  ... 
doi:10.19030/jbcs.v11i3.9273 fatcat:375t3y4ifnag7mmgiwhepic4eu

A case Study on Agile And Lean Project Management In Construction Industry

Ajendra Kashikar, Devansh Mehta, Bhawesh Motichandani, Prof/Dr. Dasika Chaitanya
2016 IOSR Journal of Mechanical and Civil Engineering  
We would also like to thank Prof Sahajanand Kamat for his guidance and for being a part of the NGT panel.  ...  Acknowledgements We would like to extend our sincere thanks to all those who contributed to our learning and helped us in the fulfilment of the paper.  ...  This paper is an attempt to study whether project managers in the construction industry are aware of agile and lean project management techniques and its applications in the construction sector.  ... 
doi:10.9790/1684-1304013139 fatcat:j65bobhl3ffdnazdjj7ajdfqqq

RFID Application in Hospitals: A Case Study on a Demonstration RFID Project in a Taiwan Hospital

Shang-Wei Wang, Wun-Hwa Chen, Chorng-Shyong Ong, Li Liu, Yun-Wen Chuang
2006 Proceedings of the 39th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS'06)  
To explore this issue, we conducted a case study that demonstrated RFID integration into the medical world at one Taiwan hospital.  ...  The project that was studied, the Location-based Medicare Service project, was partially subsidized by the Taiwan government and was aimed at containing SARS, a dangerous disease that struck Taiwan in  ...  We adopt an exploratory case study approach to inquire about the strategy, process and the experience of the RFID project.  ... 
doi:10.1109/hicss.2006.422 dblp:conf/hicss/WangCOLC06 fatcat:dpft76dpg5bcnhdki4ncqgv6qa

Implementing commercial information exchange: a construction supply chain case study

Mesut Pala, Francis Edum-Fotwe, Kirti Ruikar, Chris Peters, Nathan Doughty
2016 Construction Management and Economics  
Funding This work was supported by the Engineering and Physical Science Research Council (EPSRC) as part of an Engineering Doctorate study [EP/G037272/1]. Notes  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank the three anonymous reviewers and editor for their feedback and advice.  ...  In cases where inter-hub connections had to be established, project coordination and management became an arduous task.  ... 
doi:10.1080/01446193.2016.1211718 fatcat:ko2vzz7dkzhxxerrkwmorevfq4

The role of knowledge management in ERP implementation: a case study in Aker Kvaerner

John Leknes, Bjørn Erik Munkvold
2006 European Conference on Information Systems  
The aim of this study was to examine the role of knowledge management (KM) in the ERP life cycle with a main focus on the implementation phase.  ...  A literature review on ERP and KM was conducted as the basis for a case study of the SAP implementation in one company within Aker Kvaerner, a global contractor of engineering services.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors are grateful to the contact person at Aker Stord, Project Manager Henning Iversen, for facilitating the data collection.  ... 
dblp:conf/ecis/LeknesM06 fatcat:xihkx3nntre4poxtwmauxqtnye

Improving Building Design Processes and Design Management Practices: A Case Study

Ergo Pikas, Lauri Koskela, Olli Seppänen
2020 Sustainability  
The aim of this case study, underpinned by participative action research and design science research methodologies, is to show how design and design management practices can be improved based on a new  ...  First, problems related to design and design project management are identified using a triangulation of methods, and a root-cause analysis is conducted.  ...  Acknowledgments: The authors would like to thank the Estonian design organization which graciously provided access to their projects and data and thus made it possible to develop this study and the present  ... 
doi:10.3390/su12030911 fatcat:np5llpdfgzhvdmr27lmicewjga

Outsourcing and Offshoring with Agility: A Case Study [chapter]

Clifton Kussmaul, Roger Jack, Barry Sponsler
2004 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Second, we describe a case study involving continually changing requirements, outsourcing, offshoring, and a method inspired by SCRUM and FDD.  ...  Such teams often need to contend with multiple organizational boundaries, differences in time zone, language, and culture, and other communication challenges.  ...  AS/400), multiplatform applications using Java, a large data center with operations and programming staff, and ERP and Y2K projects for Fortune 500 companies.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-27777-4_15 fatcat:sqx5h7auojfhpbjnwv3vxku4lu
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