Although there are many books of methods and tools in different areas, few books actually give detailed tips and lessons on how to effectively set up and manage projects. Most books on project management devote all their space to specific methods. Breakthrough Technology Project Management, Second Edition provides tangible guidelines through examples and suggestions to help people participate in and manage projects more effectively. The authors' techniques and guidelines have been proven over the past 15 years in courses and counseling. This book is a valuable tool for those working in information systems, engineering, computer science, operations and production, and other environments involving project management.
Table of Contents
Improving the Project Management Process:
Developing Your Project Management Process and Strategy.
Managing Multiple Projects and the Project Slate.
Developing Your Project Plans:
The Project Concept.
The Right Project Leader.
Building the Project Team.
Developing the Project Plan.
Part III: Managing Projects.
Effective Project Tracking and Coordination.
Operations, Maintenance, and Enhancement.
How to Successfully Address Project Issues:
Human Resource Issues.
Vendor and Consultant Issues.
How to Implement Improved Project Management.