Published May 1987
by Pergamon .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||292|
Yes, this is sort of a textbook. Yes, it contains nearly pages of information. Yes, it is highly technical at times. But there really is no better or more widely accepted guide to project management than the PMBOK Guide. The guide is compiled by The Project Management Institute, a group that sets the industry standards for project management. Beginner project management books. Intermediate project management books. Advanced project management and leadership books. Industry-specific project management books. Beginner project management books. Whether you just fell into the role or are hoping to break into it soon, these books will help you nail the basics and ramp up quickly. 1. Book PDF Available. Managing Information Technology Projects. January ; The project manager will also be responsible for planning, scheduling, and controlling all activities for the. Unique Features of the Book. How This Textbook Presents Information Systems. To The Student. Instructional Supplements. The Management and Control of Information Technology and Information Integrity. Synopsis. Learning Objectives. Project developed by.
Increasingly, business clients are actively leading information systems (IS) projects, often in collaboration with IS professionals, and they are exercising a greater degree of project control. The third edition of Strategic Information Management: Challenges and Strategies in Managing Information Systems, edited by Robert D. Galliers and Dorothy E. Leidner, states “The notion that systems should be made to appeal to their users in every stage of development and in their final form encouraged the development of ‘user friendly. information on the critical success factors for decision making. MIS DEFINITION The Management Information System (MIS) is a concept of the last decade or two. It has been understood and described in a number ways. It is also known as the Information System, the Information and Decision System, the Computer- based information System. information technology projects, list various attributes of projects, and describe the triple constraint of projects Describe project management and discuss key elements of the project management framework, including project stakeholders, the project management knowledge areas, common tools and techniques, and project success.
This book provides a good support for project management courses. It focuses on IS projects which makes it more specific. I would recommend to use it in PM courses with focus on IS, but not in specialized Information Systems Development courses. Information related to IS development methodologies and exercises using MS Project are rather limited. Brett, a reviewer of the book on Amazon, sums it up best by saying, “This book provides very detailed information, techniques, and thought provoking questions for project . Project, programme or portfolio documentation provides wide benefits and behaves as a tool to show plans and control the process. Defining information management processes and responsibilities is a key set-up activity because project professionals need reliable information to communicate with the team and wider stakeholders and to provide documentary evidence for assurance. IT management is the discipline whereby all of the information technology resources of a firm are managed in accordance with its needs and priorities. These resources may include tangible investments like computer hardware, software, data, networks and data centre facilities, as well as the staff who are hired to maintain them.