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IT Manager's Handbook: The Business Edition by Brian D. Jaffe, Bill Holtsnider

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Chapter Four Project Management

We must all hang together, or assuredly we shall all hang separately.

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, AT THE SIGNING OF THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE

Chapter Table of Contents

  • 1. Projects and Project Management: A Quick Overview 122
  • 2. Phase One: Scope the Project 125
  • 3. Phase Two: Develop a Project Plan 131
  • 4. Phase Three: Launch the Project 138
  • 5. Phase Four: Track the Project’s Progress 139
  • 6. Phase Five: Close Out the Project 144
  • 7. Decision-Making Techniques 145
  • 8. What to Do if/When the Project Gets Off Track 147
  • 9. Useful Project Management Techniques 150
  • 10. Funding Projects 155
  • 11. Multiple Projects: How to Juggle Them Well 158
  • 12. Dealing with Non-IT Departments on a Project 159

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