Information Technology Project Management: Providing Measurable Organizational Value, 5th Edition
The 5th 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.
Chapter 1: The Nature of Information Technology Projects
Chapter 2: Project Methodologies and Processes
Chapter 3 Measurable Organizational Value and the Business Case
Chapter 4: Project Planning: The Project Infrastructure
Chapter 5: Project Planning: Scope and the Work Breakdown Structure
Chapter 6: Project Planning: The Schedule and Budget
Chapter 7: Managing Project Risk
Chapter 8: Managing Project Stakeholders and Communication
Chapter 9: Managing Project Quality
Chapter 10: Leading the Project Team
Chapter 11: Managing Organizational Change, Resistance, and Conflict
Chapter 12: Project Completion
- The 5th Edition has been updated to reflect changes from the latest version of A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide), 2013.
- There is now an overview of PRINCE2® Methodology to help guide students through effective project management.
- Integration of learning cycles has been added to end-of-chapter assignments.
- Content on project governance and its role in project management, along with a new Agile estimation technique called Poker Planning, has been added to the text.
- 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 measurable organizational value (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.
- Students can download a 60-day trial of Microsoft Project Professional 2013 from the URL provided in the inside front cover of the text.