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A GUIDE TO THE PROJECT MANAGEMENT BODY OF KNOWLEDGE (PMBOK® Guide)

A GUIDE TO THE PROJECT MANAGEMENT BODY OF KNOWLEDGE (PMBOK® Guide)

By:  Project Management Institute

Publisher: Project Management Institute

Publication Date: 01-JAN-2008

Insert Date: 03-SEP-2009

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"The PMBOK® Guide – Fourth Edition continues the tradition of excellence in project management with a standard that is even easier to understand and implement, with improved consistency and greater clarification. What's new? • Standard language has been incorporated throughout the document to aid reader understanding. • New data flow diagrams clarify inputs and outputs for each process. • Greater attention has been placed on how Knowledge Areas integrate in the context of Initiating, Planning, Executing, Monitoring & Controlling, and Closing process groups. • Two new...

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Agile Project Management For Dummies

Agile Project Management For Dummies

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Publisher: For Dummies

Publication Date: 08-MAY-2012

Insert Date: 17-JUL-2012

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Be flexible and faster with Agile project management As mobile and web technologies continue to evolve rapidly, there is added pressure to develop and implement software projects in weeks instead of months. Agile Project Management For Dummies can make that happen. This is the first book to provide a simple, step-by-step guide to Agile Project Management approaches, tools, and techniques. With the fast pace of mobile and web technology development, software project development must keep pace; Agile Project Management enables developers to complete and implement projects more quickly and...

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Peopleware: Productive Projects and Teams, Third Edition

Peopleware: Productive Projects and Teams, Third Edition

By: Tom DeMarco; Tim Lister

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

Publication Date: 18-JUN-2013

Insert Date: 24-JUL-2013

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Few books in computing have had as profound an influence on software management as Peopleware. The unique insight of this longtime best seller is that the major issues of software development are human, not technical. They’re not easy issues; but solve them, and you’ll maximize your chances of success. “Peopleware has long been one of my two favorite books on software engineering. Its underlying strength is its base of immense real experience, much of it quantified. Many, many varied projects have been reflected on and distilled; but what we are given is not just lifeless distillate, but...

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50 Top IT Project Management Challenges

50 Top IT Project Management Challenges

By: Premanand Doraiswamy; Premi Shiv

Publisher: IT Governance Ltd

Publication Date: 28-FEB-2012

Insert Date: 23-JUN-2013

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A summary of the challenges facing today's IT project manager Discussions on project management forums highlight many of the challenges facing a project manager during the course of a project. Unclear requirements, scope creep and undefined roles are well-trodden issues that can derail a project. Other challenges are less obvious, often more subtle, but equally destructive. Facing up to the challenges This book offers a focused and concise summary of 50 challenges facing today's IT project manager. The authors draw on years of practical experience (rather than classroom theory) to...

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Mythical Man-Month, The: Essays on Software Engineering, Anniversary Edition

Mythical Man-Month, The: Essays on Software Engineering, Anniversary Edition

By: Frederick P. Brooks Jr.

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

Publication Date: 02-AUG-1995

Insert Date: 22-FEB-2006

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Few books on software project management have been as influential and timeless as The Mythical Man-Month. With a blend of software engineering facts and thought-provoking opinions, Fred Brooks offers insight for anyone managing complex projects. These essays draw from his experience as project manager for the IBM System/360 computer family and then for OS/360, its massive software system. Now, 20 years after the initial publication of his book, Brooks has revisited his original ideas and added new thoughts and advice, both for readers already familiar with his work and for readers discovering...

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Project Management: A Systems Approach to Planning, Scheduling, and Controlling, Tenth Edition

Project Management: A Systems Approach to Planning, Scheduling, and Controlling, Tenth Edition

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 23-MAR-2009

Insert Date: 07-APR-2010

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The landmark project management reference, now in a new edition Now in a Tenth Edition, this industry-leading project management "bible" aligns its streamlined approach to the latest release of the Project Management Institute's Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMI's PMBOK® Guide), the new mandatory source of training for the Project Management Professional (PMP®) Certificat-ion Exam. This outstanding edition gives students and professionals a profound understanding of project management with insights from one of the best-known and respected authorities on the subject. From the...

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Software Estimation: Demystifying the Black Art

Software Estimation: Demystifying the Black Art

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Publisher: Microsoft Press

Publication Date: 22-FEB-2006

Insert Date: 13-SEP-2006

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Often referred to as the "black art" because of its complexity and uncertainty, software estimation is not as hard or mysterious as people think. However, the art of how to create effective cost and schedule estimates has not been very well publicized. While the average software organization can struggle with project costs that run double their original estimates, some of the more sophisticated organizations achieve results with estimation errors as low as 5-10%. These best-in-class organizations use scientific techniques that are not cost-effective, however, making them of limited use...

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Mastering IT Project Management

Mastering IT Project Management

By: Murali Chemuturi

Publisher: J. Ross Publishing

Publication Date: 17-JUL-2013

Insert Date: 26-NOV-2013

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In previous years, setting up IT infrastructure involved just the preparation of the data center. It has become much more complex and evolved today. The infrastructure includes not only the data center facility, but also the entire organization by providing internet connectivity to customers, vendors, and company executives on the move. Mastering IT Project Management is the first book to detail how to create IT infrastructure rather than simply describe how to manage the IT function or software development. This unique and comprehensive reference covers all aspects needed to...

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The FAST FORWARD MBA in Project Management

The FAST FORWARD MBA in Project Management

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 25-APR-2008

Insert Date: 30-MAR-2009

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This is one of the bestselling books ever published on the topic of project management. Now in a revised new third edition, it presents you with a wealth of proven techniques for managing projects-from establishing project objectives to building schedules to projecting costs. It includes all the basics on defining, planning, and tracking a project, as well as building stronger project teams. This new edition includes new chapters on Agile Project Management, PMI exam prep, and more. ...

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THE STANDARD FOR PROGRAM MANAGEMENT

THE STANDARD FOR PROGRAM MANAGEMENT

By:  Project Management Institute

Publisher: Project Management Institute

Publication Date: 01-JAN-2008

Insert Date: 03-SEP-2009

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"The Standard for Program Management – Second Edition continues to recognize good practices for managing multiple projects and programs successfully with even more knowledge areas and processes. What's new? • Nine new Knowledge Areas, including Program Financial Management, Stakeholder Management and Program Governance. This helps ensure proper metrics are developed so that organizations can successfully manage large and complex programs. • 14 new processes. Start meeting your standards for better project performance." ...

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Real-world project management tools and techniques you can start using today! IT professionals are often faced with extremely challenging project deployments, as well as initiatives that are mission-critical to their organizations. For IT project managers, a strong understanding of the discipline of project management can be invaluable—both to success with individual projects and to their overall careers. However, most books and training materials on project management pay little or no attention to the unique challenges IT project managers face. PM Crash Course™ for IT...

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Effective Project Management: Traditional, Agile, Extreme

Effective Project Management: Traditional, Agile, Extreme

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 27-APR-2009

Insert Date: 13-MAR-2010

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With 200 pages of new content, the fifth edition of this popular guide gives new or veteran project managers a comprehensive overview of all of the best-of-breed project management approaches and tools today, including Traditional (Linear and Incremental), Agile (Iterative and Adaptive), and Extreme. Step-by-step instruction and practical case studies show you how to use these tools effectively to achieve better outcomes of projects at hand. Plus, the book provides full coverage on managing continuous process improvement, procurement management, managing distressed projects, and managing...

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Mastering Software Project Requirements

Mastering Software Project Requirements

By: Barbara Davis

Publisher: J. Ross Publishing

Publication Date: 19-SEP-2013

Insert Date: 26-NOV-2013

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This book is a concise step-by-step guide to building and establishing the frameworks and models for the effective management and development of software requirements. It describes what great requirements must look like and who the real audience is for documentation. It then explains how to generate consistent, complete, and accurate requirements in exacting detail following a simple formula across the full life cycle from vague concept to detailed design-ready specifications. Mastering Software Project Requirements will enable business analysts and project managers to decompose...

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OpenProj: The Open Source Solution for Managing Your Projects

OpenProj: The Open Source Solution for Managing Your Projects

By: Lisa A. Bucki

Publisher: Course Technology PTR

Publication Date: 23-SEP-2008

Insert Date: 05-JUN-2009

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Accelerating demand for project management skills and tools has created a hunger for solutions. Businesses and individuals want a disciplined way to manage projects, and until recently, most project management programs and enterprise solutions have been costly. OpenProj solves this problem. It provides a free, open source desktop alternative to Microsoft Project. Since its release in January 2008, OpenProj has already been downloaded over 375,000 times in over 142 countries and has quickly become one of the most popular open source applications. OpenProj: The Open Source Solution for Managing...

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The Software Project Manager’s Bridge to Agility

The Software Project Manager’s Bridge to Agility

By: Michele Sliger; Stacia Broderick

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

Publication Date: 19-MAY-2008

Insert Date: 15-MAR-2008

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When software development teams move to agile methods, experienced project managers often struggle—doubtful about the new approach and uncertain about their new roles and responsibilities. In this book, two long-time certified Project Management Professionals (PMPRs) and Scrum trainers have built a bridge to this dynamic new paradigm. They show experienced project managers how to successfully transition to agile by refocusing on facilitation and collaboration, not “command and control.” The authors begin by explaining how agile works: how it differs from traditional...

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Making Things Happen

Making Things Happen

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 25-MAR-2008

Insert Date: 26-MAR-2008

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In the updated edition of this critically acclaimed and bestselling book, Microsoft project veteran Scott Berkun offers a collection of essays on field-tested philosophies and strategies for defining, leading, and managing projects. Each essay distills complex concepts and challenges into practical nuggets of useful advice, and the new edition now adds more value for leaders and managers of projects everywhere. Based on his nine years of experience as a program manager for Internet Explorer, and lead program manager for Windows and MSN, Berkun explains to technical and non-technical readers...

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Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Project Management, Second Edition

Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Project Management, Second Edition

By: Greg Horine

Publisher: Que

Publication Date: 16-JAN-2009

Insert Date: 06-SEP-2008

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Why learn project management the hard way? Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Project Management, Second Edition will have you managing projects in no time! Here’s a small sample of what you’ll learn:  Key concepts and fundamentals behind best-practice project management techniques The mindset and skill set of effective project managers Project techniques that work in any industry, with any tools The common elements of successful projects Lessons from failed projects The value and importance of project leadership versus project management How to manage growing project...

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Mastering Redmine

Mastering Redmine

By: Andriy Lesyuk;

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 25-JAN-2013

Insert Date: 30-JAN-2013

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A comprehensive guide with tips, tricks and best practices, and an easy-to-learn structure Use Redmine in the most effective manner and learn to master it Become an expert in the look and feel with behavior and workflow customization Utilize the natural flow of chapters, from initial and simple topics to advanced ones In Detail Redmine is well-known as one of the best open source project management applications. But, it's also one of the best project hosting and issue tracking solutions. In addition it incorporates Wiki, repository management, forums, time tracking, and...

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Adaptive Project Framework: Managing Complexity in the Face of Uncertainty

Adaptive Project Framework: Managing Complexity in the Face of Uncertainty

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Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

Publication Date: 02-FEB-2010

Insert Date: 29-JAN-2010

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A Breakthrough Framework for Adaptive Project Management from Project Management Guru Robert K. Wysocki For an increasing number of critical projects, traditional project management models simply are not appropriate. In many cases, complete requirements and objectives cannot be specified up front, and significant changes cannot be avoided. What’s needed is an entirely new framework for project management: one that combines agile methods with the profession’s most enduring best practices. In this book, Robert K. Wysocki provides that framework–the Adaptive Project Framework (APF)–and shows...

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Team Foundation Server 2013 Customization

Team Foundation Server 2013 Customization

By: Gordon Beeming

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 21-JAN-2014

Insert Date: 22-JAN-2014

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Learn how to customize TFS and create useful plugins for your organization This book accelerates the understanding of TFS extension points Learn how to create a JavaScript web access plugin Discover the tips and tricks of customizing TFS In Detail Team Foundation Server offers you the benefit of having all your data in one system with all tools tightly integrated with each other, making it easier for teams to work together. Knowing how to customize the Team Foundation Server is very useful as well as powerful. Having the knowledge and applying it to TFS can save users...