DQ 1: Haddad and Ribi?re (2007) explore and expand upon the more formal use of Knowledge Management in the process of software acquisition. Analyze and discuss the use of the Software Acquisition Capability Maturity Model (SACMM) if you were the project manager responsible for a large software acquisition at your company.
DQ 2: In what ways can changes in a business affect an application software development project? What are some of the tools a project manager can use to respond to changes that occur?
DQ 3: Boehm and Bhuta, (2009) explore the risks associated with integrating an existing software component into a new application implementation project. Regarding the principles put forth on p. 60 of this article, go back and review a software development project you were a part of and discuss whether the application of the principles of these authors could have reduced the risk of that project.
DQ 4: From a project management perspective, at what point in an application implementation project timeline should the mainframe computer or server hardware be specified and/or acquired? Identify two or three considerations for making sure that the right hardware is available at the right time.