Are All We Need Heroes? -The New Role of the IT-Project Manager: -The New Role of the IT-Project Manager

Gitte Tjørnehøj, Andreas Saxkjær Jespersen, Theis von Moos, Jan Pries-Heje (Editor), Per Svejvig (Editor)

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    Abstract

    More and more software firms adopt agile methods into their practice to become more flexible and increase their speed to market. To get the best from both worlds, they often choses to balance agility with traditional approaches. This complicates the job for especially the project managers. This paper investigates the new project manager role of balanced systems development by building a theoretically based framework and render it probable through two case studies. The paper describes the complexity of the new role and how it may lead to overload of the project manager. Solutions inspired by agility and ambidexterity are sketched.
    Original languageDanish
    Publication date21 May 2015
    PublisherSamfundslitteratur
    Publication statusPublished - 21 May 2015

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