Quality control and risk mitigation: A comparison of project management methodologies in practice

Faculty / School

Faculty of Computer Sciences (FCS)


Department of Computer Science

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Document Type

Conference Paper

Publication Date


Conference Name

2010 International Conference on Education and Management Technology (ICEMT)

Conference Location

Cairo, Egypt

Conference Dates

2-4 November 2010


78651479112 (Scopus)

First Page



Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

Abstract / Description

This paper discusses the comparison of diverse project management methodologies being practiced by global organizations as per their nature, size, scope, environment, diversity and the type of projects. An analysis has been made on IT project management focusing quality and risk issues and management. The basic theme is how different companies manage their projects by comparing quality and risk, and to what extent they use similar methodologies. A further ado is the use of traditional methods and heuristics that is supported at governance and policy level.