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Managing Information Technology Projects

Applying Project Management Strategies to Software, Hardware, and Integration Initiatives

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Book Details:

Publisher:AMACOM
Series: MIX , Technology
Author:James Taylor
Edition:1
ISBN-10:0814408117
ISBN-13:9780814408117
Pages:304
Published:Oct 31 2003
Posted:Nov 19 2014
Language:English
Book format:CHM
Book size:2.99 MB

Book Description:

"With software and hardware development techniques improving constantly, it's surprising to learn that more than half of all technology projects overrun their schedules and budgets by 200 percent or more. "Computerworld" magazine recently reported several surveys showing that project failure is overwhelmingly traceable to poorly defined project organization, a lack of training, weak executive support, inconsistent methods and policies, and other readily addressed factors. "Managing Information Technology Projects" gives systems project managers field-proven tools and step-by-step methodologies to start and complete every project - hardware, software, or integration - within prescribed parameters. This title includes topics such as: organizing information technology project teams and developing project plans; risk management issues for IT projects; systems engineering; customer requirements and service; and project monitoring, control, closeout, and assessment."

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