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

  • ID: 2209879
  • Book
  • 320 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Universal praise for Project Management Nation

"Project Management Nation is a comprehensive guide to IT project management, with no ′stone′ unturned. The book is chock–full of PM definitions, tools, and techniques."
David Korse, President and CEO, Imark Communications Inc.
Publisher, Projects@Work magazine

"Project Management Nation offers IT project managers pertinent insights that they would not encounter in the standard project management literature."
J. Davidson Frame, PhD, Dean, University of Management and Technology, Arlington, Virginia

"Jay′s book offers project managers and executives keen insights into the planning, executing, and controlling of IT projects. This is how project management should perform!"
David A. Todd, Vice President, Project Management, Walt Disney Imagineering

"Jason provides great insight into why most IT projects fail. His approach to ′doing it right′ is great reading for any senior executive!"
Robert D. Simplot, President and CEO, RCG Information Technology, Inc.

"This book goes well beyond the traditional PM tone in describing the workings of PM in a corporate environment. It includes numerous useful examples of forms, plans, and checklists used throughout the life cycle of projects. It is a valuable addition to any PM′s library and will likely spend more time being used than it will on the shelf."
Michael Lines, PMP, CISSP, founder and Editor, allPM.com "The Project Managers Homepage"

"This book offers a cookbook approach to IT project management . . . a great addition to your PM toolbag."
Daniel Waters, President, Project Management Institute, Atlanta Chapter

"A must–have for both new and seasoned project managers! Readers will gain a clear understanding of project management concepts through easy–to–understand explanations and practical examples."
Claudia Richard, PMP, Vice President of Communications, Project Management Institute, Tampa Bay Chapter

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Foreword.

Preface.

Acknowledgments.

Chapter 1: Understanding Project Strategy.

Chapter 2: Becoming an IT Project Manager.

Chapter 3: Project Concepts.

Chapter 4: The Project Analysis.

Chapter 5: Planning for Success.

Chapter 6: Executing the Project.

Chapter 7: Controlling the Project.

Chapter 8: Implementing the Project.

Chapter 9: Closing the Project.

Glossary.

Index.

About the Author.
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JASON "JAY" CHARVAT is a project management consultant and senior manager for RCG Information Technology, Inc., a leader in end–to–end IT professional services, application development, management, and integration of IT solutions for Fortune 500 companies. He is a certified project manager in the cellular, defense, government, pharmaceutical, and telecommunications industries. For more than ten years, Charvat has led development teams to deliver successful IT solutions. He is also an active member of the Project Management Institute and a member of the RCG Presidents Club.
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