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The Resource Managing Technology-Based Projects : Tools, Techniques, People, and Business Processes, Hans J. Thamhain

Managing Technology-Based Projects : Tools, Techniques, People, and Business Processes, Hans J. Thamhain

Label
Managing Technology-Based Projects : Tools, Techniques, People, and Business Processes
Title
Managing Technology-Based Projects
Title remainder
Tools, Techniques, People, and Business Processes
Statement of responsibility
Hans J. Thamhain
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A GUIDE TO EFFECTIVE PROJECT MANAGEMENT IN TECHNOLOGY-BASED FIRMS: Used effectively, project management can increase a firm's market share, product quality, and customer satisfaction. Though technology-based companies place themselves at a competitive disadvantage if they neglect this strategic tool, many overlook project management's benefits because they see themselves as continuously adapting organizations. In reality, this role makes project management even more vital. Managing Technology-Based Projects imparts the latest approaches and tools essential to lead a success
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
658
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HD62.37
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Managing Technology-Based Projects : Tools, Techniques, People, and Business Processes, Hans J. Thamhain
Link
https://www.lib.byu.edu/cgi-bin/remoteauth.pl?url=http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/book/10.1002/9781118849958
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Managing Technology-Based Projects: Tools, Techniques, People, and Business Processes; Copyright; Contents; Preface -- Chapter 1: Challenges of Managing Projects in Technology World; Apple iPhone 5; 1.1 Project Management in a Changing World: Challenges and Opportunities; 1.2 Global Dimensions; 1.3 Projects Deserve Special Attention within the Enterprise; 1.4 The Unique Nature of Technology Projects; 1.4.1 Characteristics of Technology-Intensive Projects; 1.5 Evolution and Growth of Project Management and Technology; 1.5.1 The Onset of Modern Project Management; 1.5.2 Why Did It Take so Long?
  • 1.6 Where Are We Heading?; 7 Key Points, Lessons, and Conclusions; 1.8 Questions for Discussion and Exercises; 1.9 PMBOK® References and Connections; Internet Links and Resources; References and Additional Readings -- Chapter 2: Contemporary Project Management: Concepts and Principles; Amazon; 2.1 The Big Picture: The Art of Managing Projects; 2.2 Project Management Defined; 2.3 The Project Life Cycle (PLC); 2.4 Programs, Projects, Tasks, and Committees; 2.4.1 Program; 2.4.2 Project; 2.4.3 Task; 2.4.4 Committees; 2.5 The Role of the Project Manager; 2.6 Classification of Projects
  • 2.7 Project Management Standards and Guidelines; 2.7.1 PMBOK®-Project Management Body of Knowledge®; 2.7.2 PRINCE2®-Projects in Controlled Environments; 2.7.3 ISO 21500-Guidance on Project Management; 2.8 Key Points, Lessons, and Conclusions; 2.9 Questions for Discussion and Exercises; 2.10 PMBOK® References and Connections; Internet Links and Resources; References and Additional Readings -- Chapter 3: The Effective Project Manager: Skills, Values and Agility; Project Management Skills Emphasized in PMI's Annual Report; 3.1 Project-based Organizational Cultures and Values
  • 3.2 Measuring Managerial Performance; 3.2.1 Conventional, Traditional Approach to Measuring Project Performance; 3.2.2 Contemporary Assessment of Project Performance; 3.3 Skill Requirements for Managing Technology Projects; 3.3.1 Technical or Job-Specific Skills; 3.3.2 Operational and Administrative Skills; 3.3.3 People Skills and Leadership; 3.3.4 Strategic/Business Skills; 3.3.5 The Project Managers Skills Inventory; 3.4 How Learnable Are These Skills?; 3.5 Transitioning from Individual Contributor to Project Management; 3.5.1 Managerial Aptitude Testing
  • 3.6 Implications for Senior Management; 3.7 Summary of Key Points and Conclusions; 3.8 Questions for Discussion; 3.9 PMBOK® References and Connections; Internet Links and Resources; References and Additional Readings -- Chapter 4: Aligning Projects with the Enterprise; Summer Olympics, 2016 in Rio; 4.1 Making the Case for Enterprise Project Management; 4.1.1 Definition; 4.2 Connecting with the Existing Strategy Framework; 4.3 Project Portfolio Management (PPM); 4.4 Strategic Project Leadership; 4.5 Where Are We Heading?; 4.6 Summary of Key Points and Conclusions; 4.7 Questions for Discussion; 4.8 PMBOK® References and Connections
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 511 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781118415160
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
  • John Wiley and Sons
  • ProQuest ebrary
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
  • CL0500000477
  • E6ACECE2-F72F-4DEE-8835-A37D54585277
System control number
(OCoLC)874321302
Label
Managing Technology-Based Projects : Tools, Techniques, People, and Business Processes, Hans J. Thamhain
Link
https://www.lib.byu.edu/cgi-bin/remoteauth.pl?url=http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/book/10.1002/9781118849958
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Managing Technology-Based Projects: Tools, Techniques, People, and Business Processes; Copyright; Contents; Preface -- Chapter 1: Challenges of Managing Projects in Technology World; Apple iPhone 5; 1.1 Project Management in a Changing World: Challenges and Opportunities; 1.2 Global Dimensions; 1.3 Projects Deserve Special Attention within the Enterprise; 1.4 The Unique Nature of Technology Projects; 1.4.1 Characteristics of Technology-Intensive Projects; 1.5 Evolution and Growth of Project Management and Technology; 1.5.1 The Onset of Modern Project Management; 1.5.2 Why Did It Take so Long?
  • 1.6 Where Are We Heading?; 7 Key Points, Lessons, and Conclusions; 1.8 Questions for Discussion and Exercises; 1.9 PMBOK® References and Connections; Internet Links and Resources; References and Additional Readings -- Chapter 2: Contemporary Project Management: Concepts and Principles; Amazon; 2.1 The Big Picture: The Art of Managing Projects; 2.2 Project Management Defined; 2.3 The Project Life Cycle (PLC); 2.4 Programs, Projects, Tasks, and Committees; 2.4.1 Program; 2.4.2 Project; 2.4.3 Task; 2.4.4 Committees; 2.5 The Role of the Project Manager; 2.6 Classification of Projects
  • 2.7 Project Management Standards and Guidelines; 2.7.1 PMBOK®-Project Management Body of Knowledge®; 2.7.2 PRINCE2®-Projects in Controlled Environments; 2.7.3 ISO 21500-Guidance on Project Management; 2.8 Key Points, Lessons, and Conclusions; 2.9 Questions for Discussion and Exercises; 2.10 PMBOK® References and Connections; Internet Links and Resources; References and Additional Readings -- Chapter 3: The Effective Project Manager: Skills, Values and Agility; Project Management Skills Emphasized in PMI's Annual Report; 3.1 Project-based Organizational Cultures and Values
  • 3.2 Measuring Managerial Performance; 3.2.1 Conventional, Traditional Approach to Measuring Project Performance; 3.2.2 Contemporary Assessment of Project Performance; 3.3 Skill Requirements for Managing Technology Projects; 3.3.1 Technical or Job-Specific Skills; 3.3.2 Operational and Administrative Skills; 3.3.3 People Skills and Leadership; 3.3.4 Strategic/Business Skills; 3.3.5 The Project Managers Skills Inventory; 3.4 How Learnable Are These Skills?; 3.5 Transitioning from Individual Contributor to Project Management; 3.5.1 Managerial Aptitude Testing
  • 3.6 Implications for Senior Management; 3.7 Summary of Key Points and Conclusions; 3.8 Questions for Discussion; 3.9 PMBOK® References and Connections; Internet Links and Resources; References and Additional Readings -- Chapter 4: Aligning Projects with the Enterprise; Summer Olympics, 2016 in Rio; 4.1 Making the Case for Enterprise Project Management; 4.1.1 Definition; 4.2 Connecting with the Existing Strategy Framework; 4.3 Project Portfolio Management (PPM); 4.4 Strategic Project Leadership; 4.5 Where Are We Heading?; 4.6 Summary of Key Points and Conclusions; 4.7 Questions for Discussion; 4.8 PMBOK® References and Connections
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 511 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781118415160
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
  • John Wiley and Sons
  • ProQuest ebrary
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
  • CL0500000477
  • E6ACECE2-F72F-4DEE-8835-A37D54585277
System control number
(OCoLC)874321302

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