Further exercises

1. Identify five risks than might affect the success of the Brightmouth College payroll project and suggest strategies that Brigette might consider for dealing with each of them.

2. The list of risks and risk reduction strategies in Table 7.2 is concerned with generic risks for software projects. What additional risks, in addition to those itemized in Table 7.1. can you identify that would be specific to Amanda's IOH accounts project?

3. List the major risks that might affect your next programming assignment and identify strategies for minimizing each of those risks.

4. If you have access to a project planning computer application find out whether or not it supports the PERT methods described in this chapter.

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Project Management Made Easy

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