There are a number of structured approaches that guide the successful completion of projects in business environments. This book translates these processes and techniques such that non-project managers can easily use these proven approaches in a non-business context for their own projects. It removes technical jargon, the need for computer software and hardware, and complicated organizational environments, describing the essential project management processes in a simple, straightforward manner.
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A good project management software package should be cross-functional throughout an organization and have the ability to provide the users with the necessary tools to accomplish their given tasks. This white paper explores two options for two audiences.
Need a book with real-life examples? This book takes stories of project managers working through problems and gives you actionable items, inspiration and tips for your next project.
Project Management the Agile Way was written for experienced project managers, architects and systems analysts who are comfortable in traditional methods of project management but now need to learn about agile methods for software projects and understand how to make agile work effectively in the enterprise. The methodologies included under the agile umbrella go by many names, such as Scrum, XP, Crystal and EVO, to name a few. Project managers will gain practical day-to-day tips and advice on how to apply these practices to mainstream projects and how to integrate these methods with other methodologies used in the enterprise.
This second edition is in a modular format to facilitate training and advanced course instruction, and provides new coverage of agile, such as hybrid agile methods, the latest public sector practices and a chapter dedicated to transitioning to agile. It discusses the "grand bargain" between project management and business; the shift in dominance from plans to product and from input to output; and introduces new concepts such as return on benefit.
Project success rates haven't changed in 20 years. Learn why, and what you can do to improve them in your organization. Using examples and lessons learned from the failures and achievements of Antarctic explorers Robert Scott and Ernest Shackleton, and Mount Everest expedition leader John Hunt and others, this captivating guide provides powerful insights into the causes of project and program failure and how to manage them to significantly improve project success rates.
A document that graphically depicts the project team members and their interrelationships for a specific project.
A set of interrelated techniques and/or activities, undertaken to maximize project investment decisions. This includes project demand management, project ranking, portfolio balancing, enterprise resource planning and master scheduling. To successfully implement enterprise portfolio management, an organization must embrace transparency, be forthcoming and honest in investment analysis and possess competent managers responsible for projects, on-going operations and assets.
A lack of practices, tools and information to facilitate near-real-time control can frustrate project portfolio management. "Dashboard" processes enable IS organizations to deliver information tools for business processes in near real time.
In today’s fast-paced, constantly changing and extremely competitive environment, risk management is more important than ever for businesses hoping to find their footing in the global market. In Project Risk Management: A Practical Implementation Approach, the author not only provides insights into the best ways to implement the traditional techniques of risk management, but also explores innovative new methods that can help modern organizations build their culture, improve financial performance and ultimately achieve greater success in all of their projects.