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Information systems project management [electronic resource] : how to deliver function and value in information technology projects / Jolyon E. Hallows.

By: Hallows, Jolyon E.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : AMACOM, c1998Description: 1 online resource (xv, 283 p.).ISBN: 0585031185 (electronic bk.); 9780585031187 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Project management | Management information systems | Gestion de projets | Syst�emes d'information de gestion | COMPUTERS -- Management Information SystemsGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Information systems project management.DDC classification: 658.4/038/011 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
The Project Management Context -- Responsibility Without Authority -- The Source of Power -- Project Transience -- You Get What You Get -- Specialized Tools and Techniques -- What Is a Successful Project? -- Why Do Projects Fail? -- Scope Changes -- Work Breakdown -- Technology -- The Project Control Environment -- Reporting and Escalation Structures -- Project Initiation -- Project Management Career Paths -- How Do You Know You Have a Project? -- Some Comments on Project Methodology -- Some Notes on Terminology -- Understanding the Project -- On Fiduciary Responsibility -- Why Are We Doing This? -- Justifications Are Dollar Quantified -- Justifications Are Goals, Not Predictions -- Intangible Benefits -- Beware the Phantom Justification -- Payback Period -- Cost Components -- Why Be Concerned With Project Justification? -- Ensuring That Benefits Are Realized -- Defending Against Cutbacks -- Reevaluating the Project -- Evaluating Scope Change Requests -- Establishing Client Attitudes -- What Is the Background to This Project? -- Bad Attitudes -- Who Are the Players? -- Politics vs. Sociology -- Identifying the Players -- What Are the Client's Priorities? -- Checklist--Understanding the Project -- Defining the Project -- Defining the Deliverables -- Typical Deliverables -- Defining the Scope -- The Scope of the System -- The Scope of the Project -- Scope and Indeterminate Projects -- Scope Change Mechanisms -- Building Client Expectations -- Notification and Escalation -- Notification -- Escalation.
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Includes index.

The Project Management Context -- Responsibility Without Authority -- The Source of Power -- Project Transience -- You Get What You Get -- Specialized Tools and Techniques -- What Is a Successful Project? -- Why Do Projects Fail? -- Scope Changes -- Work Breakdown -- Technology -- The Project Control Environment -- Reporting and Escalation Structures -- Project Initiation -- Project Management Career Paths -- How Do You Know You Have a Project? -- Some Comments on Project Methodology -- Some Notes on Terminology -- Understanding the Project -- On Fiduciary Responsibility -- Why Are We Doing This? -- Justifications Are Dollar Quantified -- Justifications Are Goals, Not Predictions -- Intangible Benefits -- Beware the Phantom Justification -- Payback Period -- Cost Components -- Why Be Concerned With Project Justification? -- Ensuring That Benefits Are Realized -- Defending Against Cutbacks -- Reevaluating the Project -- Evaluating Scope Change Requests -- Establishing Client Attitudes -- What Is the Background to This Project? -- Bad Attitudes -- Who Are the Players? -- Politics vs. Sociology -- Identifying the Players -- What Are the Client's Priorities? -- Checklist--Understanding the Project -- Defining the Project -- Defining the Deliverables -- Typical Deliverables -- Defining the Scope -- The Scope of the System -- The Scope of the Project -- Scope and Indeterminate Projects -- Scope Change Mechanisms -- Building Client Expectations -- Notification and Escalation -- Notification -- Escalation.

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Information systems project management by Hallows, Jolyon. ©2005
Information systems project management by Hallows, Jolyon E. ©1998
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