Titanic’s maiden voyage was a disaster waiting to happen as a result of the compromises made in the project. On-line, On-time, On-budget: Titanic Lessons for the e-business Executive by IBM Senior e-business Consultant Mark Kozak-Holland explores how non-IT executives can take lessons from a nuts-and-bolts construction project like Titanic and use those lessons to ensure the right approach to developing on-line operations. Looking at this historical project as a model will prove to be incisive as it cuts away the layers of IT jargon and complexity.
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Best practices for managing projects in agile environments—now updated with new techniques for larger projects. Today, the pace of project management moves faster. Project management needs to become more flexible and far more responsive to customers. Using Agile Project Management (APM), project managers can achieve all these goals without compromising value, quality, or business discipline. In Agile Project Management, Second Edition, renowned agile pioneer Jim Highsmith thoroughly updates his classic guide to APM, extending and refining it to support even the largest projects and organizations.
How to manage projects in a world where the only constant is change.
How to manage dynamic projects.
A discussion of driven vs agile project management methods.
This book compares software development to a game and offers sound advice for bringing difficult projects to successful conclusion with a minimum of stress.
Apply the principles of Scrum, one of the most popular agile programming methods, to software project management. (The author is one of the co-creators of Scrum.)
Agile Estimating and Planning is the definitive, practical guide to estimating and planning agile projects. In this book, Agile Alliance co-founder Mike Cohn discusses the philosophy of agile estimating and planning and shows you exactly how to get the job done, with real-world examples and case studies.
Learn the principles in harnessing change as a competitive advantage.
eXtreme Project Management: Using Leadership, Principles, and Tools to Deliver Value in the Face of Volatility
This book provides a practical guide for project leaders working under high pressure and high risk to produce bottom-line results.