How to Cheat at IT Project Management

By

  • Susan Snedaker, MCSE, MCT Founder, Virtual Team Consulting, Tucson, AZ, USA

This book is written with the IT professional in mind. It provides a clear, concise system for managing IT projects, regardless of the size or complexity of the project. It avoids the jargon and complexity of traditional project management (PM) books. Instead, it provides a unique approach to IT project management, combining strategic business concepts (project ROI, strategic alignment, etc.) with the very practical, step-by-step instructions for developing and managing a successful IT project. It’s short enough to be easily read and used but long enough to be comprehensive in the right places.
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This book is written with the IT professional in mind. It provides a clear, concise system for managing IT projects, regardless of the size or complexity of the project. It avoids the jargon and complexity of traditional project management (PM) books. Instead, it provides a unique approach to IT project management, combining strategic business concepts (project ROI, strategic alignment, etc.) with the very practical, step-by-step instructions for developing and managing a successful IT project. It’s short enough to be easily read and used but long enough to be comprehensive in the right places.

 

Book information

  • Published: October 2005
  • Imprint: SYNGRESS
  • ISBN: 978-1-59749-037-5


Contents

1. Overview of IT Project Management 2. Aligning IT Projects with Corporate Strategy 3. Navigating Corporate Politics 4. Defining and Organizing IT Projects 5. Planning IT Projects 6. Understanding IT Project Budgets 7. Developing Realistic IT Project Schedules 8. Managing Issues, Changes and Risks in IT Projects 9. Communication Strategies for IT Projects 10. Closing Out IT Projects