Must be done in 3 hr
As an employee, the organisation you work for will usually ‘own’ your ideas and deliverables. For someone working in software engineering;
Briefly discuss what might be covered legally from an employer’s perspective within this idea of ownership.
Briefly outline the rights of an employee when changing employment in this context.
Outline any FIVE (5) factors which may contribute to software development projects becoming more difficult to manage.
Often a project is broken down into phases. All phases can be said to share the same characteristics. Give any TWO (2) characteristics.
One of the key stages or a phase in the development of a system or IT project may be the creation of a Project Charter.
Provide a brief explanation of the purpose and aim of a Project Charter.
It can be difficult for an organisation to decide which new project ideas they should fund. Describe any TWO (2) tools which can help evaluate projects in the selection process.
PRINCE2 is widely used on government projects and also in the private sector. Explain the acronym.
Give a brief explanation OR definition of PRINCE2.
Briefly outline the advantages of using this tool.
‘Outsourcing’ is becoming increasingly common for both software development and also the IT service function.
Briefly explain why an organisation might decide to outsource some or all of its IT function.
Outline TWO (2) additional benefits that a company could gain from outsourcing its IT function
Describe TWO (2) disadvantages that a company might face from outsourcing its IT function.
Outline the FIVE (5) recognised stages in the risk management process.
Outline and briefly explain FIVE (5) common causes of risk in a software systems environment.
The last stage or phase of a project development lifecycle is the project closeout. Briefly outline THREE (3) key activities that are common in this project phase.
Explain the value, in terms of organisational learning, of a project post-implementation review.