Design of an integrated project management information system for large scale public projects: Iranian case study

Mona Taghavi, Ahmed Patel, Hamed Taghavi

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    Abstract

    Due to the unprecedented growth of outsourcing ICT projects by the Iranian government, a critical need exists for the proper execution and monitoring of these projects. In this paper, the authors propose a web-based project management system to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the management processes and accelerate decision making. Based on the requirements and information flow between various units involved in the complete life-cycle of ICT project management, a functional model and system architecture with various underlying structures has been designed. The functional model contains two sub-systems: process management and information service. The proposed system structure is based on a four-layer client-server computing model. As a part of a publically available ICT system, it must be secure against cybercrime activities. This system can bring efficiency in managing the projects, improve decision making, and increase the overall management process with total accounting and management transparency. The proposed system overcomes the problems associated with a central system and traditional management processes, as is currently the case in Iran.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)14-28
    Number of pages15
    JournalJournal of Information Technology Research
    Volume4
    Issue number3
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Jul 2011

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    Management information systems
    Project management
    Decision making
    Outsourcing
    Information services
    Transparency
    Life cycle
    Servers
    Monitoring

    Keywords

    • Business Management
    • Client-Server Computing
    • Government Projects
    • ICT Project Management
    • Information System
    • Privacy
    • Security
    • Web-Based Management System

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    • Computer Science(all)

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    Design of an integrated project management information system for large scale public projects : Iranian case study. / Taghavi, Mona; Patel, Ahmed; Taghavi, Hamed.

    In: Journal of Information Technology Research, Vol. 4, No. 3, 07.2011, p. 14-28.

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