WHY SOFTWARE PROJECTS FAIL AND HOW TO MAKE THEM SUCCEED

Even after utilizing the collective software development experience of hundreds of software companies and software experts over the years, across the globe, a large chunk of "software projects still fail big time".So the big question is - why does a software project fail, if at all?.

FINALIZE SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS

Before you select a system, define your requirements. Create a high-level list of needs. For each item, rank how critical it is to have it right within the same software package. Be realistic: Of course you want everything in one place and perfectly integrated - but distinguish between "must have", "nice to have", and "desirable".

HOW TO TRACK PROJECT PROGRESS

After a release has been defined, iterations have been scheduled, and features to be created during the iteration have been turned into tasks and tests, the real work begins. The team can actually start working through their tasks and building the intended product. Now, new questions arise: “How are we doing?” and “Are we going to make it?”