International Journal of Applied Science and Technology

ISSN 2221-0997 (Print), 2221-1004 (Online) 10.30845/ijast

Project Management Software Selection Using Analytic Hierarchy Process Method
Birgul Kutlu, Aysun Bozanta, Esra Ates, Serpil Erdogan, Oya Gokay, Nurcan Kan

Today, project management software is essential for organizations to better manage their projects, reduce their costs, shorten schedules and be more responsive to customer demands. Software selection process is a critical issue for future growth and competitiveness of the company; moreover project management software selection also has a profound effect on the operation or control of the projects to be successful. The aim of this research is to focus on selection of project management software using Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP) method. The selection criteria is specified by experts of mostly used 3 project management software packages, namely HPPPM, MS-Project and Primavera. These criteria are evaluated by 5 project managers from different companies for these 3 project management tools. Results have specified that HP-PPM is the most appropriate tool among other two project tools in the scope of the interviewed companies.

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