Readers discover exciting opportunities and challenges in technology today with Schwalbe's INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY PROJECT MANAGEMENT, 8E. This unique book demonstrates principles distinctive to managing information technology (IT). No book offers more insights and tools for IT project management success, including updates that reflect the latest PMBOK Guide. This edition weaves theory with successful practices for an integrated focus on the concepts, tools, and techniques that are most effective today. This is the only text to apply all 10 project management knowledge areas to IT projects. Readers master skills in project integration, scope, time, cost, quality, human resource, communications, risk, procurement, and stakeholder management as well as all five process groups -- initiating, planning, executing, monitoring and controlling, and closing. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY PROJECT MANAGEMENT, Fifth Edition weaves theory and practice together, presenting a comprehensive, integrated view of the many concepts, skills, tools, and techniques involved in information technology project management. With the strong pedagogical features and straightforward approach that made previous editions popular, this revised edition continues to address the critical skills needed for success in the ever-expanding field of project management, which has grown in its impact on an increasing number of professions, most notably information technology. The fifth edition has been updated to include a detailed guide to using Microsoft Project 2007, as well as extensive tips and practice questions to prepare readers for the latest Project Management Professional (PMP) exam. Written to the PMBOK Guide 2004 set of standards, this resource will prove valuable to anyone entering the corporate world, as leaders in the industry place an increasingly high value on effective project managers and project teams. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
"This book presents the latest research, case studies, best practices, and methodologies within the field of IT project management, offering research from top experts around the world in a variety of IT project management applications and job sectors"--Provided by publisher.
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.
Discover exciting behind-the-scenes opportunities and challenges in technology today with Schwalbe's unique INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY PROJECT MANAGEMENT, REVISED 7E. This one-of-a-kind book demonstrates the principles distinctive to managing information technology (IT) projects that extend well beyond standard project management requirements. No book offers more up-to-the minute insights and software tools for IT project management success, including updates that reflect the latest PMBOK Guide, 5th edition, the global standard for managing projects and earning certification. The book weaves today's theory with successful practices for an understandable, integrated presentation that focuses on the concepts, tools, and techniques that are most effective today. INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY PROJECT MANAGEMENT is the only book to apply all ten project management knowledge areas to IT projects. You master skills in project integration, scope, time, cost, quality, human resource, communications, risk, procurement, and stakeholder management as well as all five process groups--initiating, planning, executing, monitoring and controlling, and closing. Intriguing examples from familiar companies featured in today's news, a new Agile case, opportunities with MindView software, and a new chapter on project stakeholder management further ensure you are equipped to manage information technology projects with success. The REVISED Seventh Edition has updated Appendix A for Microsoft Project 2013. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
The 5th Edition of Jack Marchewka's Information Technology Project Management focuses on how to create measurable organizational value (MOV) through IT projects. The author uses the concept of MOV, combined with his own research, to create a solid foundation for making decisions throughout the project's lifecycle. The book's integration of project management and IT concepts provides students with the tools and techniques they need to develop in this field.
Introducing the first collection of IT Project Management readings in the academic market! Readings in Information Technology Project Management provides users with real-world examples of information project management from experienced project managers. Comprehensive case studies coupled with various perspectives from experienced project managers are sure to equip users with a strong foundation for success in today's business world.
A Proven, Integrated Healthcare Information Technology Management Solution Co-written by a certified Project Management Professional and an M.D., Project Management for Healthcare Information Technology presents an effective methodology that encompasses standards and best practices from project management, information technology management, and change management for a streamlined transition to digital medicine. Each management discipline is examined in detail and defined as a set of knowledge areas. The book then describes the core processes that take place within each knowledge area in the initiating, planning, executing, controlling, and closing stages of a project. Real-world examples from healthcare information technology project leaders identify how the integrated approach presented in this book leads to successful project implementations. Coverage Includes: Integrating project, information technology, and change management methodologies PMBOK Guide process groups--initiating, planning, executing, controlling, and closing Project management knowledge areas--integration, scope, time, cost, quality, human resource, communication, risk, and procurement management IT management knowledge areas--user requirements, infrastructure, conversion, software configuration, workflow, security, interface, testing, cutover, and support management Change management knowledge areas--realization, sponsorship, transformation, training, and optimization management
Perspectives and Techniques for Improving Information Technology Project Management discusses the variety of information systems and how it can improve project management and, likewise, how project management can affect the growth of information systems. Using new frameworks, technologies and methods, this comprehensive collection is useful for professionals, researchers and software developers interested in learning more on this emerging field.
Market_Desc: IT Professionals Special Features: · Uses the concept of MOV to create a solid foundation for making decisions throughout the project's lifecycle· Presents more hands-on, practical exercises at the end of every chapter to show how the concepts are applied in the field· Updates and reorganizes the chapters to improve the flow of topics· Prepares readers for the PMP certification exam with a new appendix· Incorporates nine areas outlined in the Project Management Institute's Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) into the basic concepts About The Book: This book provides IT project managers with the tools to create Measurable Organizational Value (MOV). This edition presents more hands-on, practical exercises at the end of every chapter to show how the concepts are applied in the field. The chapters have been updated and reorganized to improve the flow of topics. An appendix that discusses how to prepare for the PMP certification exam is also included. It will help IT professionals gain the skills to achieve a higher level of success.
Project Management for Information, Technology, Business, and Certification provides you with proven project-management processes, broadly-tested techniques, and solid approaches to successfully manage projects of varying sizes and complexity. IT and business students will find this text useful in educating them on the important role disciplined project management plays in transforming corporate strategy into reality.
Facts101 is your complete guide to Information Technology Project Management. In this book, you will learn topics such as The Project Management Process Groups: A Case Study, Project Integration Management, Project Scope Management, and Project Time Management plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.
Develop a strong understanding of IT project management as you learn to apply today's most effective project management tools and techniques with the unique approach found in Schwalbe's INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY PROJECT MANAGEMENT, 9E. Examine the latest developments and skills as you prepare for the Project Management Professional (PMP) or Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) exams. This edition reflects content from the latest PMBOK Guide, 6E while providing a meaningful context for project management. Hundreds of timely examples highlight IT projects, while discussion, exercises and cases reinforce learning. Time-saving template files assist in completing tasks. Examples from familiar companies featured in today's news, Agile information, MindView software, and a guide to using Microsoft Project 2016 help you master today's most marketable IT project management skills.
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 failure Based 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.
MANAGING INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY PROJECTS, 6e, International Edition offers the "behind-the-scene" aspect of technology. By weaving together theory and practice, this text presents an understandable, integrated view of the many concepts skills, tools, and techniques involved in project management.