Features and Benefits
Real-World project management guide for every IT pro, team leader, and developer: how to overcome the unique challenges of IT projects!
# By Rita Mulcahy, the world's #1 project management trainer, and author of the top-selling PMP certification guide
# Packed with expert guidance and Tips of the Trade for IT pros: scheduling, budgets, managing scope, stakeholders, and expectations, and more
Table of Contents
Before You Read This Book:
Introduction to the world of IT project management
How to Use This Book: how to use the case studies to inform your approach
Understanding the Project Management Process/ Why IT projects fail
Defining the Project Charter and Requirements
Incrementalization: How to break down the IT Roadmap into Projects
Chapter 6: Learning from History: Gaining, Creating and Using Historical Data
Identifying and Managing Stakeholders
The Project Scope Statement: Key to IT Project Success
Preventing Scope Creep: The Work Breakdown Structure and WBS Dictionary
Estimating in the Real-World of Business
Real-World Scheduling: or What to do when things go really wrong
Preventing Problems: Identifying and Managing Risk
Saving the IT Project that has Failed
Measuring Success post Project and Avoiding Career Damaging Errors
Chapter 16: Conclusions and What to Learn Next
About the Authors
Rita Mulcahy, PMP, founder and CEO of RMC Project Management, is the most popular project management author in the world.
Since 1991, hundreds of thousands of project managers have utilized her 30+ best-selling books and resources to expand their project management knowledge and further their careers.
Martha L. Young
is president and founder of Nova Amber, LLC, a virtual business consultancy specializing in business process virtualization strategies and methodologies.
She has been engaged in the technology industry for nearly 20 years.