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Information Technology Project Management

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15 September 2011

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Many of the project management methods and techniques of the past are still being used today, even though the technology, management and environment have changed. Information Technology Project Management explores the need...

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Many of the project management methods and techniques of the past are still being used today, even though the technology, management and environment have changed. Information Technology Project Management explores the need to employ a modern project management approach to reflect today's environment. Focusing on IT projects, Lientz provides a comprehensive examination of the project management process, from the initiation of the project through to the planning, design, execution and closing.Key Features:• Detailed coverage of PMBoK and PRINCE2 methodologies• Explores the practical aspects of project management• Extensive case studies from a variety of industries• Checklists and scorecards to measure all aspects of the project management process• Coverage of HRM and other 'soft' elements of project management• Guidelines on preventing project problems and failureBased on the authors own extensive industry and teaching practice, Information Technology Project Management is an essential resource for undergraduate, postgraduate and MBA students studying project management. Earlier editions of this work were published as Breakthrough Technology Project Management.

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Blends theory and practice
Based on author's own industry and teaching experience
Covers PMBOK and PRINCE2
Includes practical troubleshooting tips

Preface
PART I: PROJECT STRATEGY Introduction
Developing your Project Management Process and Strategy
Managing Multiple Projects and the Project Slate
PART II: PROJECT PLANNING The Project Concept
The Right Project Leader
Building the Project Team
Developing the Project Plan
PART III: PROJECT EXECUTION Effective Project Tracking and Coordination
Project Communications Management
Risk Management
Quality Management
Procurement Management
Measuring Projects and Project Management
PART IV: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ACTIVITIES Software Development
Operations, Maintenance, and Enhancement
Software Packages
Technology Projects
PART V:HOW TO SUCCESSFULLY ADDRESS PROJECT ISSUES Business Issues
Human Resource Issues
Management Issues
Technical Issues
Vendor and Consultant Issues
Cultural and Political Issues
Quality Issues
PART VI: WHAT TO DO NEXT How to Implement Improved Project Management
Bibliography
Web Sites
Appendix 1: Project Management Software
Appendix 2: Issues Checklist
Appendix 3: War Strategies Applied to Project Management.
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BENNET P. LIENTZ is a Professor and MBA Advisor at Anderson School of Management at the University of California, Los Angeles, USA. He is an internationally-recognised expert in IT management, project management, process improvement and e-business. He has consulted widely in Asia, Europe, Australia, North and South America and has worked with more than 100 firms in manufacturing, banking, retailing, energy, transportation and other sectors.

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BENNET P. LIENTZ is a Professor and MBA Advisor at Anderson School of Management at the University of California, Los Angeles, USA. He is an internationally-recognised expert in IT management, project management, process improvement and e-business. He has consulted widely in Asia, Europe, Australia, North and South America and has worked with more than 100 firms in manufacturing, banking, retailing, energy, transportation and other sectors.

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