Project Management for Information Systems

Project Management for Information Systems


By (author) Donald Yeates, By (author) James Cadle

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  • Format: Paperback | 448 pages
  • Dimensions: 184mm x 244mm x 24mm | 862g
  • Publication date: 30 September 2004
  • Publication City/Country: Harlow
  • ISBN 10: 0273685805
  • ISBN 13: 9780273685807
  • Edition: 4, Revised
  • Edition statement: 4th Revised edition
  • Sales rank: 1,050,877

Product description

For undergraduate courses in Information Systems that include Project Management "Project Management for Information Systems i"s a comprehensive introduction to the design and implementation of computer-based information systems. The book combines theory, practice and advice on the role of the project leader in managing the team, the individual and the task. This book will enable the reader to plan all aspects of an IS project and to ensure that the project is implemented in a timely way and to budget. The book takes a very practical approach, which examines best practice and why projects fail. Both students and lecturers can benefit from the textbook's excellent supplementary material, which can be found at

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Table of contents

1. Managing change2. Business strategy and information systems3. The business case4. The organisational framework5. The programme and project support office6. Development lifecycles and approaches7. The profile of a project8. Project planning: understanding the work9. Project planning: estimating10. Project planning: scheduling and resourcing11. Monitoring progress12 Exercising control13. Reporting progress14. Quality15. Risk management16. Value engineering and value management17. Selling the project18. Managing stakeholders19. Managing suppliers20. Leadership21. Performance management22. Project teams23. Managing the project climate24. The project manager25. Developing your career26. Bodies of knowledge and standards