Information Technology Project Management Revised

Author: Kathy Schwalbe
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1111221758
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Information is traveling faster and being shared by more individuals than ever before. Information Technology Project Management, REVISED Sixth Edition offers the behind-the-scene aspect of technology. Although project management has been an established field for many years, managing information technology requires ideas and information that go beyond standard project management. 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. Because the project management field and the technology industry change rapidly, you cannot assume that what worked even five years ago is still the best approach today. This text provides up-to-date information on how good project management and effective use of software can help you manage projects, especially information technology projects. Information Technology Project Management, REVISED Sixth Edition, is still the only textbook to apply all nine project management knowledge areas: project integration, scope, time, cost, quality, human resource, communications, risk, and procurement management. Also all five process groups: initiating, planning, executing, monitoring and controlling, and closing to information technology projects. MS Project 2010 CD comes with the Revised 6e of Schwalbe. 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

Author: Kathy Schwalbe
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1133526853
Size: 67.86 MB
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Discover exciting behind-the-scenes opportunities and challenges in technology today with Schwalbe’s unique INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY PROJECT MANAGEMENT, 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. 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 Reprint

Author: Kathy Schwalbe
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 0324665210
Size: 56.56 MB
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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.

Information Technology Project Management

Author: Jack T. Marchewka
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
ISBN: 9780471715399
Size: 61.69 MB
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Reach for a higher measure of success An information technology project can be on time and within budget, but that doesn't mean it will be successful. The real measure of success is the value that the project delivers to the organization. Now revised, this Second 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 to create a solid foundation for making decisions throughout the project's lifecycle and for integrating project management and IT concepts, tools, and techniques. Highlights of the Second Edition * New Chapter 12 on Project Procurement Management and Outsourcing. * New Chapter 13 on Project Leadership, Ethics, and Multicultural Projects. * Takes you through the different phases of the project life cycle, and introduces the concepts and tools that are appropriate for each specific phase of the project. * Incorporates nine areas outlined in the Project Management Institute's Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) into the basic concepts associated with information systems management and software engineering. * Chapter-opening vignettes, which comprise a continuing case about Husky Air (an air charter company), describe situations faced by project managers and teams undertaking IT projects. * Chapters feature integrated hands-on case assignments. * Includes a trial version of MS Project(TM).

Managing Information Technology Projects

Author: Kathy Schwalbe
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780538480703
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Information is traveling faster and being shared by more individuals than ever before. Managing Information Technology Projects, REVISED 6E, International Edition offers the "behind-the-scene" aspect of technology. Although project management has been an established field for many years, managing information technology requires ideas and information that go beyond standard project management. 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. Because the project management field and the technology industry change rapidly, you cannot assume that what worked even five years ago is still the best approach today. This text provides up-to-date information on how good project management and effective use of software can help you manage projects, especially information technology projects.Managing Information Technology Projects, REVISED 6E, International Edition is still the only textbook to apply all nine project management knowledge areas: project integration, scope, time, cost, quality, human resource, communications, risk, and procurement management. Also all five process groups: initiating, planning, executing, monitoring and controlling, and closing to information technology projects.

Revised An Introduction To Project Management Third Edition

Author: Kathy Schwalbe
Publisher: Course Technology
ISBN: 9781451551648
Size: 57.77 MB
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Note: The fourth edition of this book was published in 2012. An Introduction to Project Management, Third Edition offers a general yet concise introduction to project management. This book provides up-to-date information (based on the 2008 PMBOK Guide) on how good project, program, and portfolio management can help you achieve organizational success. It includes over 50 samples of tools and techniques applied to one large project, and it is suitable for all majors, including business, engineering, healthcare, and more. This text uses a chronological approach to project management, with detailed explanations and examples for initiating, planning, executing, monitoring and controlling, and closing projects. This text includes corrections to the original third edition and a new Appendix A with a Brief Guide to Using Project 2010 (instead of Project 2007). The pagination for chapters 1-9 has not changed.

Pmp Project Management Professional Exam Study Guide

Author: Kim Heldman
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 111942092X
Size: 29.99 MB
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NOTE: The book included the incorrect URL to access the online test banks provided with the purchase of this book. The correct URL is: www.wiley.com/go/sybextestprep. The ultimate PMP preparation and self-study experience, updated to align with the new PMBOK® Guide, 6th Edition The PMP: Project Management Professional Exam Study Guide, Ninth Edition, provides comprehensive review for the Project Management Institute's (PMI) PMP certification exam. This new ninth edition has been completely revised to align with the latest version of the exam, which includes new tasks that reflect changes to best practices, the role of the project manager, and the growing importance of agile and other adaptive and iterative practices. Detailed discussion draws from the latest A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), 6th edition, to provide the most up-to-date information on critical topics, while hands-on exercises provide insight on real-world implementation. Receive one year of free access to the Sybex online interactive learning environment, to help you prepare with superior study tools, rigorous chapter tests, and two practice exams that allows you to gauge your readiness and avoid surprises on exam day. The PMP certification is arguably the most desired skill in the IT marketplace, but its reach extends into a variety of other industries. Candidates must have extensive project management experience to qualify, but comprehensive study materials, aligned with the PMBOK® Guide Sixth Edition, are essential to success on the exam. This study guide provides everything you need to ensure thorough preparation and full exam-day confidence. Study 100% of the objectives for the latest PMP exam Practice applying PMP concepts to real-world scenarios Test your understanding with comprehensive review questions Access online chapter tests, practice exams, electronic flashcards, and more Companies are demanding more of project managers than ever before: skills in technical management, leadership, strategic management, and business management make you more competitive, and the PMP exam reflects their increasing relevance in a rapidly-evolving field. When you're ready to take the next step for your career, the PMP: Project Management Professional Exam Study Guide, Ninth Edition, is your ideal companion for ultimate PMP preparation. To register for access to the online test banks included with the purchase of this book, please visit: www.wiley.com/go/sybextestprep.

Lean Performance Erp Project Management

Author: Brian J. Carroll
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9780849305337
Size: 28.66 MB
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Lean thinking is too often narrowly focused on physical processes, causing serious shortcomings, which limit Lean’s substantial benefits. Revised to consider the emerging global economy, Lean Performance ERP Project Management, Second Edition integrates strategy, people, process, and information technology into a project management methodology that applies Lean Thinking to all processes. It leverages Lean principles, tools, and practices to improve and then continuously improve management decision processes, information/support processes, and their linkages to Lean physical processes. New in the Second Edition— · Provides project managers an overview of lean benefits and challenges to present to Lean Sponsors and Lean Transformation Steering Committees · Presents a strategy for ERP project managers dealing with Chinese-based manufacturing · Includes a refreshed discussion of current events in the transition to lean in the global economy · Discusses new developments such as e-kanban, Radio Frequency Identification (RFID), Customer TAKT, and Operational TAKT · Features a case study of the Lean Commerce system implemented by Toyota North America Based on the author’s practical management and consulting experience, Lean Performance ERP Project Management: Implementing the Virtual Lean Enterprise clearly demonstrates that a lean tool kit requires the participation from all departments of an organization, from product development to fulfillment.

Project Management Jumpstart

Author: Kim Heldman
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118094471
Size: 13.29 MB
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The much-anticipated new edition of the popular project management introductory book The role of the project manager continues to become more diverse and demanding, placing strong project management skills in high demand. This in-depth introductory guide offers aspiring project managers the essential fundamentals of project management. Fully revised since the previous version, this new edition includes updated project management methods and practices as well as new examples and study questions. Project management guru Kim Heldman presents you with a clear, concise, and enjoyable writing style so that you can approach project management from a practical?rather than theoretical?standpoint. Serves as an introduction to the fundamentals of project management Provides completely updated and revised material on project management methods and practices Features new examples and study questions Addresses how to create project schedules and budgets and define project goals Covers project management principles, Project Management Institute?s project management standards, and practical application of project management for the workplace Whether you're considering a career in project management or simply wish to expand your understanding of general project management principles, Project Management JumpStart, Third Edition is ideal reading.