Addressing Ethical and Professional Risks of ICT Development Using Software Development Impact Statements

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The ethical and professional risks of information and communications technoogy (ICT) development using software developemnt impact statements were discussed. The risks focused on included missed schedule, over budget, and failing to meet the system's specified requirements. The two factors which contribue to these failres were related to system stakeholders. The two factors were stated as limited consideration of system stakeholders to the software developer and the customer, and the limited scope of software risk analysis to technical and cost issues.