Using Agent Technology to Overcome Project Failure in Distributed Organizations

Holly Parsons – Hann, Kecheng Liu

Abstract

As organisations become more global and interest groups more widely distributed reaching a consensus among stakeholders when conducting a global spanning project becomes increasingly harder to achieve. Many soft- ware projects have failed because their requirements were poorly negotiated among stakeholders and this problem must be solved if project failure is to de- crease. Although many stakeholder negotiation methods have been suggested, validated and employed in projects across the globe, project success rates are still very low, suggesting that there is still work to be done in the distributed organisational domain to increase the probability of project success. This paper will highlight the current project management problems in distributed organisa- tions and suggest a new agent based method of solving them.

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Parsons – Hann H. and Liu K. (2005). Using Agent Technology to Overcome Project Failure in Distributed Organizations . In Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Requirements Engineering for Information Systems in Digital Economy - Volume 1: REISDE, (ICETE 2005) ISBN 972-8865-37-6, pages 13-23. DOI: 10.5220/0001416000130023


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@conference{reisde05,
author={Holly Parsons – Hann and Kecheng Liu},
title={Using Agent Technology to Overcome Project Failure in Distributed Organizations},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Requirements Engineering for Information Systems in Digital Economy - Volume 1: REISDE, (ICETE 2005)},
year={2005},
pages={13-23},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001416000130023},
isbn={972-8865-37-6},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Requirements Engineering for Information Systems in Digital Economy - Volume 1: REISDE, (ICETE 2005)
TI - Using Agent Technology to Overcome Project Failure in Distributed Organizations
SN - 972-8865-37-6
AU - Parsons – Hann H.
AU - Liu K.
PY - 2005
SP - 13
EP - 23
DO - 10.5220/0001416000130023