9780470371930

Information Technology Project Management, 3rd Edition

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  • ISBN13:

    9780470371930

  • ISBN10:

    0470371935

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2009
  • Publisher: WILEY
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Summary

The Third Edition of Jack Marchewka's Information Technology Project Management focuses on how to create Measurable Organizational Value (MOV) through IT projects. The author uses the concept of MOV, combined with his own research, to create a solid foundation for making decisions throughout the project's lifecycle. The book's integration of project management and IT concepts provides students with the tools and techniques they need to develop in this field.NEW TO THIS EDITION Incorporates the latest Chaos studies and research conducted by the author and Tata Consultancy services in 2007. Updated material on Project Management process and Project Integration Management. NEW material on critical chain project management. Hands-on, integrated case assignments in the form of 'quick thinking' exercises and end-of-chapter cases. Can be used as classroom discussion tools or student assignments.HALLMARK FEATURES Emphasizes MOV as a central theme in the text. Takes you through the different phases of the project life cycle and introduces the concepts and tools that are appropriate for each specific phase of the project. Incorporates nine areas outlined in the Project Management Institute's Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) into the basic concepts associated with information systems management and software engineering. Integrates a knowledge management approach throughout the book. Includes a CD trial version of MS Project 2007 TM

Author Biography

Jack T. Marchewka is an associate professor, the Barsema Professor of Management Information Systems, and the director of the Business Information Technology Transfer Center (BITTC) at Northern Illinois University. He received his Ph.D. from Georgia State University's department of Computer Information Systems in 1994 and was a former faculty member at Kennesaw State University. Prior to entering academia, Dr. Marchewka was a vice president of MIS for a healthcare company in Atlanta, Georgia.
Dr. Marchewka has taught a number of courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels and has been a guest lecturer at the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University in the Netherlands. His articles have appeared in journals such as Information Resources Management Journal, Information Technology & People, Journal of International Information Management, and Journal of Informatics Education and Research.

Table of Contents

The Nature of Information Technology Projects
Conceptualizing and Initializint the IT Project
Developing the Project Charter and Baseline Project Plan
The Human Side of Project Management
Defining and Managing Project Scope
The Work Breakdown Structure and Project Estimation
The Project Schedule and Budget
Managing Project Risk
Project Communication, Tracking, and Reporting
IT Project Quality Management
Managing Organizational Change, Resistance, and Conflict
Project Procurement Management and Outsourcing
Leadership and Ethics
Project Implementation, Closure, and Evaluation
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