Project management is now being used by almost all enterprises to advance their business and gain advantages over their competition. This book focuses on business environments that are technology-intensive.
However, since technology is found in almost all organizations, it is safe to say that all businesses are affected by technology, some more than others. Many technology-based projects require specific solutions, collaboration and expectations that should align with the business objectives of the enterprise, and this book aims to provide useful understanding that will help managers and technology-oriented professionals.
This first hardcover edition was published in March by Wiley Publishing. It has pages and is about 1. The top most part shows 3 photos that shows technology, while the lower area shows an image of the map of the world. Managing Technology-Based Projects is for managers and project professionals in technology-oriented business environments.
It is useful to all sectors and industries that must deal with the application, integration and transfer of technology. Ron described the book as very informative and useful in helping him understand a project he is involved with but was not part of its planning. Daniel Canales stated that this project management book ties each chapter at the end with the specific PMBOK skills it is related to.
He is glad that, finally, an excellent and relevant project management book focused on technology and technology companies was finally published. Managing Technology-Based Projects is divided into 20 chapters.
Chapter 1 starts with a discussion on the challenges of managing projects in a technology-oriented world. Chapter 2 focuses on the concepts and principles of contemporary PM, while Chapter 3 describes the skills, values and agility that an effective project manager should posses. The next chapters discuss tools and techniques in aligning projects with the enterprise, understanding project organizations and the PMO, project selection and evaluation, and others.
Each chapter has a lead-in scenario of a technology project or company, such as the iPhone 5, Amazon, Rio Summer Olympics, and more. Open Preview See a Problem? Thanks for telling us about the problem.
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Management of Technology and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle. HANS J. THAMHAIN, PhD, is Professor of Management and Director of the Technology and Project Management Programs at Bentley College in Waltham, Massachusetts. His industrial experience includes. Editorial Reviews. From the Back Cover. An updated revision of the bestselling leadership book Management of Technology: Managing Effectively in Technology-Intensive Organizations - Kindle edition by Hans J. Thamhain. Download it The term Technology-Intensive organizations is quite vague as it is. The Kindle.
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