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What is Project Complexity?

 , updated on September 08, 2022
Project complexity is the overall size and intricacy of a project relative to the capabilities of an organization.
Overview: Project Complexity
Type
Definition
The overall size and intricacy of a project relative to the capabilities of an organization.
Value
Complexity tends to be a risk. That is to say, complex projects are generally more likely to incur failures such as cost overruns.
Estimating Complexity
Complexity can often be quantitatively estimated by lines of code, cost, resource projections or industry specific factors.
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