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This is the presentation I gave on my Final Year Project. I was required to summarise my project, explain the work and research I had completed to date and provide a plan of action for the future of the project.

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  1. 2. <ul><li>A qualitative research study of the project management practices performed by an organisation engaged in agile software development. </li></ul>An Exploration Of Project Management of Agile Software Development Projects
  2. 3. <ul><li>A qualitative research study of the project management practices performed by an organisation engaged in agile software development. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Non-numeric data. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Participant observation, in-depth interviews and/or focus groups. </li></ul></ul>An Exploration Of Project Management of Agile Software Development Projects
  3. 4. <ul><li>A qualitative research study of the project management practices performed by an organisation engaged in agile software development. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>PMI’s PMBOK will be the base set of processes for analysis. </li></ul></ul>An Exploration Of Project Management of Agile Software Development Projects
  4. 5. <ul><li>A qualitative research study of the project management practices performed by an organisation engaged in agile software development . </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Source organisation. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Identify and analyse the project management activities. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Propose the strengths and weaknesses of various practices observed. </li></ul></ul>An Exploration Of Project Management of Agile Software Development Projects
  5. 6. <ul><li>Interested in Project Management. </li></ul><ul><li>Agile Software Development. </li></ul>An Exploration Of Project Management of Agile Software Development Projects
  6. 7. <ul><li>Agile Software Development. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Scrum, eXtreme Programming, Lean. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Project Management. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>PMI’s PMBOK. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>“ Information Technology Project Management” , Kathy Schwalbe. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>“ Principles of Software Development Leadership” , Ken Whitaker. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Qualitative Research Methods. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Case study approach. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>“ Case Study Research, Design and Methods” Robert K. Yin. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>An Exploration Of Project Management of Agile Software Development Projects
  7. 8. <ul><li>Source an organisation engaged in agile. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mentor Graphics. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Electronic Design Automation with embedded software solutions. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Decide on a qualitative research method. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Case Study </li></ul></ul>An Exploration Of Project Management of Agile Software Development Projects
  8. 9. <ul><li>Source an organisation engaged in agile. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mentor Graphics. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Decide on a qualitative research method. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Case Study </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Why case study? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>It is an appropriate approach when a research phenomenon is investigated in its real-live context. (Yin 2003). </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>What data collection method will be used? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Semi-structured interview(s) with project manager(s). </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>An Exploration Of Project Management of Agile Software Development Projects
  9. 10. <ul><li>Source an organisation engaged in agile. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mentor Graphics. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Decide on a qualitative research method. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Case Study </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Project planning. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>High level design on the report. </li></ul></ul>An Exploration Of Project Management of Agile Software Development Projects
  10. 11. <ul><li>Abstract </li></ul><ul><li>Preface </li></ul><ul><li>Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>Literature Review </li></ul><ul><li>Research Design </li></ul><ul><li>Research Findings </li></ul><ul><li>Conclusions </li></ul><ul><li>Bibliography </li></ul>An Exploration Of Project Management of Agile Software Development Projects
  11. 12. <ul><li>Source an organisation engaged in agile. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mentor Graphics. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Decide on a qualitative research method. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Case Study </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Project planning. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>High level design on the report. </li></ul></ul>An Exploration Of Project Management of Agile Software Development Projects
  12. 13. <ul><li>Source an organisation engaged in agile. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mentor Graphics. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Decide on a qualitative research method. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Case Study </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Project planning. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>High level design on the report. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Work Breakdown Structure. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Tasks divided into sub-tasks. </li></ul></ul></ul>An Exploration Of Project Management of Agile Software Development Projects
  13. 14. <ul><li>Source an organisation engaged in agile. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mentor Graphics. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Decide on a qualitative research method. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Case Study </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Project planning. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>High level design on the report. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Work Breakdown Structure. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Tasks divided into sub-tasks. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Background study. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>On-going... </li></ul></ul>An Exploration Of Project Management of Agile Software Development Projects
  14. 15. <ul><li>Continue and finish background research. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Next 5 to 6 weeks. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Design and prepare case study. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Develop in parallel with background research. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>By early January. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Collect data from case study. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Documentation. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Interviews. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Before Spring semester begins. </li></ul></ul>An Exploration Of Project Management of Agile Software Development Projects
  15. 16. <ul><li>Analyse data gathered. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mid February. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The Report. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mid February. </li></ul></ul>An Exploration Of Project Management of Agile Software Development Projects
  16. 17. <ul><li>Literature-Review. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Feedback meeting – 04 Dec 10. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Research Design. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Feedback meeting – 07 Jan 10. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Research Findings. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Feedback meeting – 22 Feb 10. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Conclusions. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Feedback meeting – 15 Mar 10. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Abstract, Introduction and Preface. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Feedback meeting – 31 Mar 10. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Final draft of complete report. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Feedback meeting – 02 April 10. </li></ul></ul>An Exploration Of Project Management of Agile Software Development Projects
  17. 18. <ul><li>Any Questions? </li></ul>An Exploration Of Project Management of Agile Software Development Projects

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