On 18th July 2016, Department of Computer Science PG, MCA Program organized a Talk Tech on Software Project Management Tool. The Resource person for the session was Mr. Kannan Senthil Nathan, Independent Consultant, Agile Trainer. He started session with practical example on how a project will be handled in the industry. He made the three teams of student groups and then assigns the task of creating a light house project was given to them. Initially the team bid for the project with the turn back time of 10 min, 8 min and 20 min respectively and the project was assigned to each team. The team couldn’t make up with the time that was initially quoted by the team. This activity helped us to understand the various things involved in project management. He went on explain about different types of project contract, quality metric, schedule variance and effort variance and root cause analysis.
He also explained about decision making using pugh matrix and prons and cons methodology. During the session he had taken questions from students and explained. The session ends with concluded what to be focus on for software project management and effectively does the project with the help of Project Management Tool.