the mid 1980s, an increasing number of project management software packages (PMSP) have appeared inthe market to support project management
organizations. Currently there are more than 500 software tools available. They
vary widely both in their prices and capabilities. Despite the widespread
of PMSP, project-based organizations are left unguided as to how they
should select the most appropriate software tool for their intended business
use. The aim of this paper was
to develop an evaluation/scoring module suitable for comparing different
project management software packages to help select the most appropriate
package.The evaluation model is based on the ISO/IEC
evaluation criterion that takes into consideration all the necessary features
and characteristics required in project management software.The evaluation model will provide software users and
project organizations with a useful tool to compare various packages available
in the market and select the best that suits their business needs.
Cite this paper
H. Gharaibeh, "Developing a Scoring Model to Evaluate Project Management Software Packages Based on ISO/IEC Software Evaluation Criterion," Journal of Software Engineering and Applications, Vol. 7 No. 1, 2014, pp. 27-41. doi: 10.4236/jsea.2014.71004.
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