Discussions on project management forums highlight many of the challenges facing a project manager during the course of a project Unclear requirements, scope creep and undefined roles are well trodden issues that can derail a project Other challenges are less obvious, often subtle, but equally destructive Facing up to the challenges This book offers a focused and concise summary of 50 challenges facing today s IT project manager The authors draw on years of practical experience rather than classroom theory to outline these challenges and offer useful tips and advice on how to deal with them Challenge and response Readers of this book will be better equipped to respond to key project management challenges, including Building the team getting the right resources, matching skills knowledge, defining roles and responsibilities Project scope clarifying assumptions, avoiding ambiguity, getting the time cost estimates right Politics communicating with management and stakeholders, dealing with conflict, handling interference and micro managing Risk awareness identifying inside outside influences, recognizing inbound and outbound dependencies Time management using the right planning tools, balancing work versus meetings Failure handling the blame game, protecting the team, rescuing the project This book condenses into a handy summary much of the information and advice that can be found in project management related books and discussion forums It is an ideal reference for anyone involved in IT project management, from professional service organizations PSO and project management offices PMO , through to active project managers and studying graduates....
|Title||:||50 Top IT Project Management Challenges|
|Publisher||:||It Governance Publishing February 28, 2012|
|Number of Pages||:||1 pages|
|File Size||:||964 KB|
|Status||:||Available For Download|
|Last checked||:||21 Minutes ago!|
50 Top IT Project Management Challenges Reviews
"50 Top IT Project Management Challenges" clearly outlines many common issues and puts forward practical resolutions. However, for any experience project manager, this book is probably too basic. I'd give it a miss if you've got more than 2-3 years experience as a PM, but if you're starting out this is a good resource.