Breakthrough Technology Project Management
Providing tangible guidelines through examples and suggestions, this text aims to help people participate in and manage projects more effectively. It illustrates how to carry out collaborative scheduling and planning for large-scale computer systems projects, and offers direction on how to deal with a project crisis and how to turn around a failing project. Examples from computing banking, manufacturing, insurance, government, medical care, transportation, retailing and distribution are contained in the text as well as specific chapters on wide area networks, intranets, client-server systems and large integrated software packages are included.
- Paperback | 289 pages
- 149.86 x 223.52 x 15.24mm | 272.15g
- 25 Sep 1998
- Taylor & Francis Inc
- Academic Press Inc
- San Diego, United States
- b&w illustrations
Praise for the First Edition"Addresses such issues as project management strategy; engaging multiple projects; establishing projects and project plans; managing a range of high-technology projects, including software development and implementation, and technology and networking; and coping with specific issues related to personnel, management, technology, vendors, and contractors."--BOOK NEWS, INC. (R), Portland, OR
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. Managing and tracking projects: effective project tracking and co-ordination; business issues; personnel issues; technical issues; vendor and contractor issues. Managing specific types of projects: software development; operations, maintenance and enhancement; software package; technology projects.