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Introduction to IT Project Management by Frank Parth, Cynthia Snyder

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APPENDIX Answers to Review Questions

CHAPTER 1

  1. Scope, time, and cost

  2. Depending on the organization, project managers may have full authority or very little authority when it comes to managing people and budgets.

  3. Choose from:

•  Defined start and finish

•  Unique

•  One-time events

•  Customer focus

•  Project manager may lack formal authority

•  Temporary project team

•  Complex communications

•  Scope may evolve

•  Scope/cost/time constraints

•  Generally projects have high risk

  4. A successful project is one that meets the triple constraints of scope, schedule, and cost. But to be a success the project must also be a strategic success, meeting the needs it was undertaken to address. Also, the team members should be satisfied ...

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