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Computer-Supported Reuse of Project Management Experience with an Experience Base

  • Matthias Brandt
  • Markus Nick
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2176)

Abstract

Numerous studies show that the deficit of IT employees with project management (PM) skills will increase in the next few years. As a countermeasure, companies have to make the knowledge of their experts in PM explicit in order to support a continuous organizational learning process and to reuse the experiences of these experts. In this paper, we present the newly designed approach COPER for computer-supported reuse of project management experiences, which considers aspects of systematically recording, structuring, and distributing such experiences. COPER is based on tailoring the DISER methodology for the development of experience management systems in software engineering to the PM domain. We realize this adaptation on the basis of the PMBOKê Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge developed at PMI, which is internationally accepted as IEEE standard (1490- 1998). The result is a methodology for the acquisition, modeling, and reuse of project experiences customized to the PM domain.

Keywords

reuse of project management experiences experience-repositorybased organizational learning experience factory case-based reasoning 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Matthias Brandt
    • 1
  • Markus Nick
    • 2
  1. 1.Institut für WirtschaftsinformatikUniversität Leipzig Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche FakultätLeipzigGerman
  2. 2.Department of Systematic Learning and Improvement (SLI)Fraunhofer IESEKaiserslauternGermany

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