Managing Software Projects: Challenges & Processes


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A _____ is a failure at any part of the software project process which can lead to the software not working as intended.

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1. Which of the following is a result of adding new features or functions to the software which were not included as part of the original requirements?

2. Which of the following are unique about software projects and make them particularly susceptible to scope creep?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Take this quiz to see what you know about managing software projects. You'll be quizzed on various areas like a failure during a software project that might lead to the software not working properly and a term for the addition of new features to software that hadn't been previously planned.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz will cover the following points:

  • Unique features about software projects
  • The most effective way of handling a change that wasn't anticipated within a software project
  • An approach to managing a software project to avoid communication issues with a large team

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about a way of referring to the addition of new features to a software project and the best way of dealing with a change that hadn't been anticipated before the project began
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding some of the special characteristics of software projects
  • Making connections - use your understanding of software not functioning properly and how it's connected to a failure during a software project

Additional Learning

To keep learning about software development, you can review the lesson called Managing Software Projects: Challenges & Processes. These areas of interest will be explored in greater detail:

  • Collaboration with different team members during a project
  • Software project stages
  • Purpose of a software testing process
  • Causes of delays in large-team projects