Discuss why many IT professionals may overlook project cost management and how this

might affect the ability to complete projects within budget.

.  Explain some of the basic principles of cost management, such as profits, life cycle costs,

tangible and intangible costs and benefits, direct and indirect costs, and reserves.

  What is meant by a sunk cost? Give examples of typical sunk costs for an IT project as well

as examples from your personal life. Why is it difficult for people to ignore them when they

should?