Software Project Management

  • March 8th, 2019: the solution to the February 27th exam has been uploaded - see below Exam section
  • February 8th, 2019: the solution to the February 6th exam has been uploaded - see below Exam section
  • January 31st, 2019: the solution to the mock exam has been uploaded
  • Last Sprint Meeting scheduled for 21 February 2019!
    • Unordered List Item All the members of the groups should present at least one aspect of the project. We will evaluate:
      1. User stories
      2. Quantity and quality of commits on the Github project
      3. Presence and quality of the wiki on the Github project
      4. Tool usability
      5. Amount and quality of tests developed for the application
      6. Quality of answers provided to professors questions
  • January 28th, 2019: Lectures are over!
  • January 28th, 2019: The lecture scheduled for 16:00 starts 15/20 minutes later.
  • January 28th, 2019: The Mock paper has been uploaded. The solution will be uploaded by the end of the week.
  • January 14th 2019 Next Lecture on Web Application Testing
  • January 7th 2019: Next Lecture on JUnit Testing
  • January 10th 2019: Sprint Meeting
  • Documentation to provide together with the project: report the documentation in the Github Wiki of your project
  • November 5, 2018: The webex class of today will be on the following link
  • October 31st, 2018: The next lesson will be delivered on Monday November 3rd 4pm-6pm.
  • October 16th, 2018: Due to the faculty monthly meeting scheduled for tomorrow at 3.30pm tomorrow lesson will close at around that time
  • October 9th, 2018: Dear students I would like to inform you that tomorrow lesson will start at 2pm and will end at 3.30pm, while next Thursday lesson will start at 9am and will end at 10.30am
  • September 24th, 2018: The first lesson will be delivered on Wednesday October 3rd.


Course objectives and contents (ESSE3)

Lessons schedule:

  • Monday, 4pm-6pm (only when explicitly announced)
  • Wednesday 2pm-5pm
  • Thursday 9am-11am

Students Office hours:

  • Prof. Polini: Wednesday 5pm-6pm at my office (Polo Lodovici building)


  • Go to the project dedicated page

Exam Dates A.Y. 2018/2019

  • Wednesday, February 6th and 27th, 2019 – at 2.30pm - Exam Solution
  • Wednesday, June 12th, 2019 – at 2.30pm - Exam Solution
  • Wednesday, July 10, 2019 – at 2.30pm
  • Wednesday, September 11th and 25th, 2019 – at 2.30pm
  • Wednesday, February 5th and 26th, 2020 – at 2.30pm

Exam rules:

  • students have to manage and develop a software project over the duration of the semester with intermediate checkpoints (meeting with the teacher). The group will have to adopt and simulate the practices typical of a SCRUM team. Visual Paradigm has to be used in particular in reference to its support to SCRUM teams and collaborative work (see link).
  • The course also foresees a final written exam in which the student will have to answer questions and solve exercises on the different parts of the course. The exam will last around 2 hours. Students willing to improve their final mark can ask for an additional oral examination.
  • The project has to be delivered before taking part to the written paper

Exam Results