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Project Management Challenges in Software Development

Author Affiliations

  • 1Research and Development Centre, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, INDIA
  • 2 Mar Thoma Institute of Information Technology, Kollam, Kerala, INDIA

Res. J. Management Sci., Volume 4, Issue (7), Pages 18-23, July,6 (2015)


Challenges are inevitable. In a global market, opportunities are clubbed with challenges. Business sustainability is therefore depends on how effectively the businesses convert challenges into opportunities. Quality Management System standards like ISO, CMMi, PSP/TSP etc enables the software companies to adopt more matured approach to tackle and manage challenges. This article covers the most common challenges in software project management and how it has been addressed in a software development projects. This study revealed that software companies adopt a systematic way to identify and handle different challenges by clearly articulating the details in documents and have procedures to make those details aware to the respective stakeholders.


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