Quality Assurance and Project Management

Dec 30 2008   9:46AM GMT

The charter of a Project (or Development Manager) at the start of a new Development



Posted by: Jaideep Khanduja
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The charter of a project manager or development manager at the start of a new project which requires extensive fresh development comprises of many pitfalls or showstoppers. To win over them, the project manager or development manager requires a well defined charter to adhere to.

The key points of this charter can be:
Software project management plan
Team members with their skills and job allocated
Allocation of resources – hardware & software
Schedule of execution
Cost analysis
Risk Analysis with how each one is being addressed
Technical layout and approach
A guidebook for each process
SWOT analysis
Role of any other product being embedded in this product
Role of product in the overall product line being carried by the organization
Lead the team by way of demonstration in all aspects
Define the purpose and limitations of the software development process
Sensibly tailoring or moulding the development lifecycle standards wherever required with proper documentation and justification
A chart for mapping requirement vis-à-vis the development
Embedment of statutory requirements in the software
Development and implementation in most effective and efficient manner
Trainings at all levels and stages
Measurement of progress
Change management
Customer involvement
Sign off at various stages
Review, review and review at all stages of progress

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  • Jenny1987
    lovely post.
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    excellent. / jenny
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