Into the Crystal Ball - Emerging Trends in Plan-Driven Development

Carol Dekkers, Quality Plus Technologies Inc

Plan-driven development is challenged today by Agile methods, outsourcing trends, and a new emphasis on IT governance and program management. The days of straightforward software development projects are over as project managers must deal with delivery pressure from customers and the marketplace, teams distributed around the globe, and an increase in management and regulatory reporting. Using insight from her years of consulting, Carol Dekkers explores these challenges and recommends ways to adapt your practices. Learn how to realistically plan your future projects using benchmarking information such as ISBSG (International Software Benchmarking Standards Group) data together with knowledge about emerging trends. Take back a new appreciation of what constitutes “good enough” project planning today and learn to survive in this brave new world.

  • Trends in IT development that are changing project management and planning requirements
  • How the ISBSG benchmarking database can help with project planning
  • The skills you need to survive and prosper

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