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Hollywood Secrets of Project Management Success by James Persse

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In Part I of this book, we looked at a couple of management approaches that help an IT organization shape its strategic direction. The first, APM (see Chapter 2), deals with a shop’s ability to maximize project success by leveraging the current configuration of its operating environments. The second, PPM (see Chapter 3), deals with demand management, the shop’s ability to evaluate and select appropriate projects based on allied business objectives. Now we come to the issue of resource management. As we have seen through Hollywood’s example, resource management deals with the assigning the right resources—chiefly human resources—to a project development effort. This assignment includes consideration of the particular skills and ...

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