Project Management Nation: Tools, Techniques, and Goals for the New and Practicing IT Project Manager / Edition 1

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Overview

Organizations depend on IT project managers to support overall business strategies with clear-cut benefits and advantages. As the bridge between the larger business strategy and the functional project level, project managers are expected to ensure key benefits such as reduced delivery costs, accelerated product-to-market speed, focus on client needs, and improved quality. To accomplish this, the successful IT project manager must have a complete command of a wide range of technologies, processes, techniques, skill sets, tools, and more.

Project Management Nation is the ultimate resource for IT project managers who need quick and easy access to the "what to do" and "how to do it" of project management. It leads readers step by step through each project phase and helps them master the technical, managerial, and leadership skills that every outstanding project manager needs.

Packed with authoritative advice, state-of-the-art tools, easy-to-use templates, and proven techniques, this get-it-done guide covers everything from project conception, analysis, and planning to execution, control, and implementation. Plus, special sections are devoted to important topics such as understanding and developing project strategy; deciding whether IT project management is the career for you; and the often neglected process of bringing a project to an orderly conclusion.

IT project management has become one of the most demanding and rewarding professions of the information age. Whether you're an experienced project manager or new to the profession, Project Management Nation helps you answer every demand with more speed, confidence, and skill. Once you've done that, the rewards will take care of themselves.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471139263
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 1/4/2002
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 320
  • Product dimensions: 6.22 (w) x 9.39 (h) x 1.10 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 29, 2002

    A great Read!!

    I was overly impressed with the style and easy reading this book provided me. I do not have time to go through complex books and this book presented IT project management to me in a nutshell. I liked the part on testing and strategy and this gives you more credibility. Great stuff!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 28, 2002

    Project Management Nation: Tools, Techniques, and Goals for the New and Practicing IT Project Manager

    This is the best book on project management I've read. The author addresses every critical aspect of project management and makes a complicated subject easy to understand. This is a book that anyone involved with project management will want to keep readily available as a constant reference.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 27, 2002

    Project Management Nation: Tools, Techniques, and Goals for the New and Practicing IT Project Manager

    Jason's book helped ease my way into the Project Management world. As a novice in this field, I face many situations, questions and conditions, which were all answered in Project Management Nation. The ease and creativity of this read made it a very enjoyable experience for me. The templates, examples and tools provided in PMN are forever valuable to my project's progress - a great reference book that I will go back to time and time again

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 27, 2002

    Project Management Nation: Tools, Techniques, and Goals for the New and Practicing IT Project Manager

    This book provides a excellent source of knowledge to anybody wanting to dabble in the art of project management. Keep it at close hand as it also serves as an excellent reference for all project management questions. The insight, humor and in depth knowledge about project management make this book the best on the subject, I have read.

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