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Applying Guiding Principles of Effective Program Delivery

1st Edition

By Kerry R. Wills

Auerbach Publications

247 pages

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While today's programs continue to grow in size and complexity, at the same time, their success rates remain low. To manage programs effectively in this environment, project managers and program managers must take a "consultative approach" that applies a core set of guiding principles across every function of the program.Applying Guiding Principles

Table of Contents

Context and Case. Consultative Approach and the Program Office. Guiding Principles. Program Management Functions. Conclusions.

About the Author

Kerry R. Wills has worked as a consultant and a program manager for Fortune 500 companies on multimillion-dollar technology projects since 1995. During that time, he has gained experience in several capacities: as a program manager, project manager, architect, developer, business analyst, and tester. Having worked in each of these areas gives Kerry a deep understanding of all facets of an information technology program. Kerry has planned and executed over $1 billion of project and program work as well as remediated several troubled projects.

Kerry is a member of Mensa and has a unique perspective on project work, resulting in 10 patents, several published books, and speaking engagements at over 20 project management conferences and corporations around the world. Kerry is a passionate speaker who has a reputation for delivering entertaining presentations combined with vivid examples from his experiences. Kerry enjoys hiking and has summitted peaks in New Hampshire, the Colorado Rockies, and Tanzania (Mount Kilimanjaro).

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Project Management
COMPUTERS / Information Technology
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Engineering (General)