Software engineering projects may fail before they are started: Post-mortem analysis of five cancelled projects

@article{Ahonen2010SoftwareEP,
  title={Software engineering projects may fail before they are started: Post-mortem analysis of five cancelled projects},
  author={Jarmo J. Ahonen and Paula Savolainen},
  journal={Journal of Systems and Software},
  year={2010},
  volume={83},
  pages={2175-2187}
}
Context : Software project cancellations are often caused by mistak e made during the project, and such cancellations make a strong economic impact. We analyzed fiv cancelled software engineering projects. One case was an internal product development project of a compan y th t sells products to its customers. The other four cases were di fferent software engineering projects, and outcomes of these proj cts were planned to be delivered to external customers. Objective: This study reports a post… CONTINUE READING

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