Building Software Project Teams

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About Building Software Project Teams

Part of software project management requires staffing the project with personnel that have the right skills for successful completion of an application. Organizational decisions regarding hiring, appropriately staffing and training project teams for high-performance must be made to ensure a team's success. Dynamics in communication styles, work locations, cultures and time zones all need to be considered as a team is getting staffed. Employee skills and training needs are factors in determining project resource allocation and staff professional development.