If the projects you manage don't go as smoothly as you'd like, 97 Things Every Project Manager Should Know offers knowledge that's priceless, gained through years of trial and error. This illuminating book contains 97 short and extremely practical tips -- whether you're dealing with software or non-IT projects -- from some of the world's most experienced project managers and software developers. You'll learn how these professionals have dealt with everything from managing teams to handling project stakeholders to runaway meetings and more. While this book highlights software projects, its wise axioms contain project management principles applicable to projects of all types in any industry. You can read the book end to end or browse to find topics that are of particular relevance to you. 97 Things Every Project Manager Should Know is both a useful reference and a source of inspiration. Among the 97 practical tips: qClever Code Is Hard to Maintain...and Maintenance Is Everythingq -- David Wood, Partner, Zepheira qEvery Project Manager Is a Contract Administratorq -- Fabio Teixeira de Melo, Planning Manager, Construtora Norberto Odebrecht qCan Earned Value and Velocity Coexist on Reports?q -- Barbee Davis, President, Davis Consulting qHow Do You Define 'Finished'q? -- Brian Sam-Bodden, author, software architect qThe Best People to Create the Estimates Are the Ones Who Do the Workq -- Joe Zenevitch, Senior Project Manager, ThoughtWorks qHow to Spot a Good IT Developerq -- James Graham, independent management consultant qOne Deliverable, One Personq -- Alan Greenblatt, CEO, SciovaWhile this book highlights software projects, its wise axioms contain project management principles applicable to projects of all types in any industry.
|Title||:||97 Things Every Project Manager Should Know|
|Publisher||:||"O'Reilly Media, Inc." - 2009-08-13|