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1st Edition

Project Manager's Toolkit

ISBN 9780750650359
Published August 21, 2001 by Routledge
260 Pages

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Book Description

'The Project Manager's Toolkit' provides a quick reference checklist approach to drive an IT development project as well as solve issues that arise in the process. It can be used proactively to set a project on the right course and reactively for solutions to problems.

It will:

* help identify what needs doing next on an IT project
* provide quick reference 'to-do' lists for use throughout the lifecycle of an IT project
* answer the need for material that can be used to quality-check project deliverables

It has been designed so that those on the project team who are facing a problem can pick up the book, turn to a relevant checklist and use it as a "starter-for-ten" to find a solution. For example, how to analyse data for a data-conversion exercise, or how to measure the quality of a project deliverable. 'The Project Manager's Toolkit' therefore provides a fast way to reduce an insolvable problem/issue to a set of smaller solvable ones

Table of Contents

Project initiation; Project Control; Business process analysis; Business requirements capture; Systems analysis; System Build; QA and Testing; Implementation.

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"...of a series of easy-to-follow checklists designed to help IT project managers establish and maintain control of system development projects ... comprehensive and easily understood ... a thoughtfully written and well organised reference book."
Jim McGhie CEng, MBCS, Senior Consultant - Computer Bulletin, April 2002

"How to put together a dream project team, David Shailer offers a step-by-step guide to creating perfect project teams."
Computer Weekly