A Novel Approach of Tailoring PMBOK activities that best suit Software Development Projects
Project management is very critical for any project's success regardless of its category. Various Project management methodologies are available that provide set of guidelines and standards to effectively and efficiently manage projects in the organization. Managing software development projects has faced a lot of challenges while complying with these project management methodologies. This is mainly because project management methodologies like PMBOK does not provide specific guidelines for managing software development projects. This embarks the importance of project management tailoring activities in the software development firms, to tailor these project management methodologies according to their own need. This paper will propose six most essential tailoring activities for managing software development projects. These tailoring activities will be performed on the project management body of knowledge (PMBOK).