Impact of Resources on Success of Software Project

  • N. R. Shashi Kumar
  • T. R. Gopalakrishnan Nair
  • V. Suma
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 248)


Success level of the project depends on various factors such as cost, time, and availability of resources in terms of technology and personnel etc. This paper elucidates an empirical study of several projects developed over a period of time in a product and service based CMMI Level 5 Software Company. The investigation results present impact analysis of critical resources such as cost, time, number of developers towards the successful completion of the project as allocated by the project manager during the developmental process. This analysis further throws light on the need for improvements in the project management process in terms of right choice of resource allocation.


Software Process Project Manager Software Engineering Project Management Software Quality Defect Management 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • N. R. Shashi Kumar
    • 1
  • T. R. Gopalakrishnan Nair
    • 2
    • 3
  • V. Suma
    • 1
  1. 1.Advanced Software Engineering Research GroupRIIC Dayananda Sagar InstitutionsBangaloreIndia
  2. 2.Advanced Software Engineering Research Group, RIIC, DSIAramco Endowed Chair - TechnologyPMU, KSABangaloreIndia
  3. 3.RIIC, Dayanada Sagar InstituteBangaloreIndia

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