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Team Planning for Project Managers and Business Analysts (ESI International Project Management Series)Supplying busy project professionals with time-tested tips and templates for developing teams efficiently and effectively, Team Planning for Project Managers and Business Analysts provides the planning materials required to increase team collaboration and productivity in a global workplace.This comprehensive resource offers insights and access to critical resources and tools to create, propose, execute, and evaluate team development plans. Dr. Levitt’s insights will enable readers to transform t…

Software Project Survival Guide (Developer Best Practices)Equip yourself with SOFTWARE PROJECT SURVIVAL GUIDE. It’s for everyone with a stake in the outcome of a development project–and especially for those without formal software project management training. That includes top managers, executives, clients, investors, end-user representatives, project managers, and technical leads. Here you’ll find guidance from the acclaimed author of the classics CODE COMPLETE and RAPID DEVELOPMENT. Steve McConnell draws on solid research and a career’s worth of h…

The Project Planning Workshop Handbook: How to Plan your Project  and Motivate your Team to Deliver it On Time Using the Index Card Planning MethodThe secret to project success is to get the planning stage right. However the one thing that no-one will teach you is how to run a project planning workshop, until now. This step-by-step guide shows you exactly how to organise and run a successful project kick-off workshop using the Index Card Planning method. Once you have learned how to plan with Index Cards you will have the skills you need to plan any project, large or small, with complete confidence. You’ll learn how to:Engage project sta…

Agile Excellence for Product Managers: A Guide to Creating Winning Products with Agile Development TeamsOrganizations are constantly struggling with complex development projects and are in search for a few, straightforward, and easy to learn methods to help deal with their problems. For this reason, more and more software companies are rapidly turning to Agile development to cope with fast changing markets, unknown or changing product requirements, borderless competition, and to solve complex problems. Yet little has been written to guide product managers through the transition in working with …

Project Management for DummiesGet projects done on time, on budget, and with maximum efficiency – fully updated UK edition! In today’s time-pressured and cost-conscious global business environment, reliable project management and competent delivery are more important than ever. Increasingly, project management is being seen as an essential management skill for all, as well as a career choice for many. This new UK edition of Project Management For Dummies, 2nd UK Edition quickly introduces you to the principles of successful …

Resource Allocation on Projects (The Essentials Guide Book 405)Projects require resources to achieve their goals and objectives. If unmanaged, these resources can jeopardize project success by exceeding their costs and introducing many risks. It imperative, therefore, to manage resources efficiently and effectively.Learning ObjectivesThe learning objectives of this guide are:•Identify ways to level histograms•Learn about heuristics for allocating resources efficiently and effectively•Recognize the importance of histograms•Understand the basics of a…

Project Manager's Spotlight on PlanningClear-Cut Ways to Manage Project Planning If you’re a typical project manager, you’re probably aware of the importance of planning but may not have the time or expertise to develop a full-blown strategy. Here’s a quick and practical guide to applying the disciplines of proven planning practices without the rigor of complex processes. Part of the Project Manager’s Spotlight series from Harbor Light Press, this straightforward book offers solutions to real-life planning scenarios. Author Catherin…

Strategic Project Portfolio Management: Enabling a Productive OrganizationLead change through strategic alignment of project and process performance Practical and filled with expert advice, Strategic Project Portfolio Management: Enabling a Productive Organization presents a clear framework for your organization to complete impactful strategic projects. Providing executive-level guidance to build a powerful and efficient process from initial adoption to portfolio alignment, this essential resource contains case studies from small to global multinational organizations,…

Successful Project Management in Social Work and Social Care: Managing Resources, Assessing Risks and Measuring Outcomes (Essential Skills for Social Work Managers)Managers in social work and social care contexts are required to manage a wide range of projects: long-term and short-term, on large and small scales, in partnership with other agencies, and covering a broad range of issues and contexts.Management of these projects requires specific expertise, and this book sets out what these core skills are and how they can be achieved. Topics such as managing resources, assessing risks, and measuring outcomes are covered, as well as how to start and end a pr…