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Information Technology Project Management, 4th Edition

February 2012, ©2012
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The 4th Edition of Jack Marchewka's Information Technology Project Management focuses on how to create Measurable Organizational Value (MOV) through IT projects. The author uses the concept of MOV, combined with his own research, to create a solid foundation for making decisions throughout the project's lifecycle. The book's integration of project management and IT concepts provides students with the tools and techniques they need to develop in this field.
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CHAPTER 1 The Nature Of Information Technology Projects 1

CHAPTER 2 Conceptualizing And Initializing The IT Project 30

CHAPTER 3 The Project Infrastructure 76

CHAPTER 4 The Human Side Of Project Management 103

CHAPTER 5 Defining And Managing Project And Product Scope 136

CHAPTER 6 The Work Breakdown Structure And Project Estimation 157

CHAPTER 7 The Project Schedule And Budget 197

CHAPTER 8 Managing Project Risk 253

CHAPTER 9 Project Communicaton, Tracking, And Reporting 287

CHAPTER 10 IT Project Quality Management 324

CHAPTER 11 Managing Organizational Change, Resistance,

And Conflict 360

CHAPTER 12 Project Procurement Management And Outsourcing 386

CHAPTER 13 Leadership And Ethics 403

CHAPTER 14 Project Implementation, Closure, And Evaluation 426

APPENDIX: An Introduction To Function Point Analysis 447


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• The Project Management Body of Knowledge ("PMBOK") areas have been updated to reflect the latest edition of PMBOK Guide.
• Several Quick Thinking exercises have been replaced or updated. These short cases provide a useful pedagogical tool for in-class discussions to increase a student's level of learning.
• A new integrated case called the Martial Arts Academy has been added at the end of each chapter. Along with the Husky Air cases, these cases provide students with an opportunity to work as a project team.
• A third and new case has been added to the end of each chapter. These cases provide an opportunity for higher-level analysis and discussion.
• Three Microsoft Project tutorials have been added to the fourth edition. These tutorials provide a foundation for learning, using, and applying the concepts of the text to the integrated case assignments.
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• Takes you through the different phases of the project life cycle and introduces the concepts and tools that are appropriate for each specific phase of the project.
• Emphasizes MOV as a central theme in the text.
• Incorporates nine areas outlined in the Project Management Institute's Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) into the basic concepts associated with information systems management and software engineering.
• Provides a balance between concept and application.
• A 60-day trial edition of Microsoft Project is packaged with every new textbook. The full unlimited version of Project is available via MSDNAA, free with a Wiley adoption.
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Information Technology Project Management, 4th Edition
ISBN : 978-1-118-32439-4
496 pages
January 2012, ©2012
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Information Technology Project Management, with CD-ROM, 4th Edition
ISBN : 978-1-118-05763-6
496 pages
February 2012, ©2012
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