Internet Solutions for Project Managers / Edition 1

Internet Solutions for Project Managers / Edition 1

by Amit K. Maitra
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471330272

ISBN-13: 9780471330271

Pub. Date: 10/22/1999

Publisher: Wiley

A complete guide to using the Internet to improve project management performance Empowered by a new generation of Internet technologies and Web applications, managers can now work together from virtually anywhere in the world and on any platform to manage and complete a project. With the help of the Internet, they can discuss the details of any project in advance,

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A complete guide to using the Internet to improve project management performance Empowered by a new generation of Internet technologies and Web applications, managers can now work together from virtually anywhere in the world and on any platform to manage and complete a project. With the help of the Internet, they can discuss the details of any project in advance, track a project's progress, adjust a timeline in real time, manage distributed teams, understand resource bottlenecks, and revise plans on the fly. In this important book, Internet expert Amit Maitra describes how to successfully exploit the power and versatility of the Internet as a tool for managing projects and processes, and how you can too. Maitra provides an overview of current Internet technologies and describes how to incorporate satellites and Internet-based project management techniques into high-technology, manufacturing, and operations environments. He presents a series of fascinating and instructive case studies that demonstrate the various successful approaches used at several leading-edge companies. Maitra provides managers with clear, step-by-step guidelines for designing, developing, and implementing Internet approaches customized to an organization's unique project management needs-and supplies helpful ideas for assessing the performance and ROI of project management Internet applications.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471330271
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/22/1999
Series:
Operations Management Series, #7
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
217
Product dimensions:
0.69(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

THE INTERNET.

Making the Internet Work.

Two Themes of the Satellite-Based Internet Use.

CASE STUDIES.

Manufacturing and the Internet.

Satellite Internet Applications: Project Management Using ICO Global Communications Services.

Internet Caching.

TAKING NEW MEASURES.

Managing Electric Utilities.

Taking New Measures.

Appendices.

Glossary: Acronyms and Abbreviations.

Notes.

Index.

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