In previous years, setting up IT infrastructure involved just the preparation of the data center. It has become much more complex and evolved today. The infrastructure includes not only the data center facility, but also the entire organization by providing internet connectivity to customers, vendors, and company executives on the move. Mastering IT Project Management is the first book to detail how to create IT infrastructure rather than simply describe how to manage the IT function or software development. This unique and comprehensive reference covers all aspects needed to successfully manage this type of project in an organization.
- Outlines a process-based approach for setting up effective IT infrastructures in organizations
- Provides a thorough discussion on conducting a feasibility study for setting up IT infrastructure, sizing of IT components, and quality assurance
- Explains numerous management concepts, decision making, people management, problem resolution, cash management and stakeholder expectation management
- Covers planning, scheduling, executing, controlling and project closure
- Gives insights into industry best practices and the common pitfalls in setting up an IT infrastructure
- WAV offers a downloadable sample schedule for a typical IT project, numerous planning, managing and reporting templates, and a personal effectiveness software tool—available from the Web Added ValueTM Download Resource Center at www.jrosspub.com