Methods, Tools & Techniques
By John McManus & Trevor Wood-Harper
Financial Times / Pearson Education
310 Pages, 7 1/2" x 9 3/4"
$87.50 paper original
This book offers a clear and logical exposition of how to plan, organize and monitor projects effectively in order to deliver quality information systems within time, to budget and a high standard. This book is suitable for upper level undergraduates and postgraduates studying project management and information systems. Practicing managers will also find it to be a valuable tool in their work.
Managing information systems projects requires more than technical knowledge and experience in information technology or computing. It also demands a firm understanding of the practical business nature and problems of projects. This book comprehensively addresses both the technical and practical issues arising from the IT project.
Chapter 1. The challenge within Information Systems Project Management Chapter 2. The role of the Information Systems Project Manager Chapter 3. Defining the Information Systems Project Life Cycle Chapter 4. Managing the information Systems Project Life Cycle Chapter 5. Producing Software Estimates and Managing Project Risk
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