DETERMINANTS OF IMPLEMENTATION OF INFORMATION COMMUNICATION AND TECHNOLOGY AGILE PROJECTS IN NON- GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS IN NAIROBI, KENYA

MAUREEN CHEPTOO KORIR

Abstract


This study was designed to establish the influence of agile project management methods in the implementation of ICT agile projects in non-government organizations and private firms in Nairobi County, Kenya. This was carried out by reviewing four variables namely; stakeholder involvement and project team. The study adopted a descriptive research design and the target population was 72 ICT agile related projects implemented by the NGOs and private firms in Nairobi County. The study applied a census technique to select all the identified project managers of the agile projects manager as the study respondents. Questionnaires were used as the primary data collection instrument. The secondary data was obtained from published documents. The data was analyzed with help of SPSS version 24 and Excel. The study was a milestone for further research in the field of implementation of ICT agile projects in Africa and particularly in Kenya. The findings demonstrated the important factors to implementation of ICT agile projects to include; stakeholder participation and project team. The current study should therefore be expanded further in future in order to determine the effect of project legal framework on implementation of ICT agile projects. Existing literature indicated that as a future avenue of research, there was need to undertake similar research in other organizations in Kenya and other countries in order to establish whether the explored factors can be generalized to affect implementation of ICT agile projects. 

Keywords: Project Team, Stakeholder Participation, Implementation of ICT agile Projects, Non-governmental Organizations in Kenya


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