Best Practices for Software Projects: Risk Management

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To deliver software on time and on budget, successful project managers understand that software development is complex, and that unexpected things will happen during the project lifecycle.

The key to managing risks is to build contingency plans for risk and to build enough time into your project schedule to mitigate risks that you do not know about. This article discusses the 5 most common scheduling risks in a software development project.

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Steve Miller is the Vice President of ALM Solutions for AutomatedQA. With over 25 years of experience, Steve has extensive knowledge in project management, software architecture and test design. Steve publishes a monthly newsletter for companies that design and develop software. Be sure to check out our other newsletters.

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