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To support the broadening spectrum of project delivery approaches, PMI is offering A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) – Sixth Edition as a bundle with its latest, the Agile Practice Guide. The PMBOK® Guide – Sixth Edition now contains detailed information about agile; while the Agile Practice Guide, created in partnership with Agile Alliance®, serves as a bridge to connect waterfall and agile. Together they are a powerful tool for project managers. The PMBOK® Guide – Sixth Edition – PMI's flagship publication has been updated to reflect the latest good practices in project management. New to the Sixth Edition, each knowledge area will contain a section entitled Approaches for Agile, Iterative and Adaptive Environments, describing how these practices integrate in project settings. It will also contain more emphasis on strategic and business knowledge—including discussion of project management business documents—and information on the PMI Talent Triangle™ and the essential skills for success in today's market. Agile Practice Guide has been developed as a resource to understand, evaluate, and use agile and hybrid agile approaches. This practice guide provides guidance on when, where, and how to apply agile approaches and provides practical tools for practitioners and organizations wanting to increase agility. This practice guide is aligned with other PMI standards, including A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) – Sixth Edition, and was developed as the result of collaboration between the Project Management Institute and the Agile Alliance.

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Genre: Business & Economics
Author: Project Management Institute
Publisher: Project Management Institute
Release: 2019-08-05
File: 756 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781628255393

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To support the broadening spectrum of project delivery approaches, PMI is offering A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) – Sixth Edition along with the new Agile Practice Guide as one package.The PMBOK® Guide – Sixth Edition now contains detailed information about agile; while the Agile Practice Guide, created in partnership with Agile Alliance®, serves as a bridge to connect waterfall and agile. Together they are a powerful tool for project managers.PMBOK® Guide – Sixth Edition – PMI’s flagship publication has been updated to reflect the latest good practices in project management. New to the Sixth Edition, each knowledge area will contain a section entitled Approaches for Agile, Iterative and Adaptive Environments, describing how these practices integrate in project settings. It will also contain more emphasis on strategic and business knowledge—including discussion of project management business documents—and information on the PMI Talent TriangleTM and the essential skills for success in today’s market.Agile Practice Guide has been developed as a resource to understand, evaluate, and use agile and hybrid agile approaches. This practice guide provides guidance on when, where, and how to apply agile approaches and provides practical tools for practitioners and organizations wanting to increase agility. This practice guide is aligned with other PMI standards, including A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) - Sixth Edition, and was developed as the result of collaboration between the Project Management Institute and the Agile Alliance.

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Genre: Business & Economics
Author: Project Management Institute Project Management Institute
Publisher: Project Management Institute
Release: 2017-09-11
File: 978 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781628254655

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Best practices for managing projects in agile environments—now updated with new techniques for larger projects Today, the pace of project management moves faster. Project management needs to become more flexible and far more responsive to customers. Using Agile Project Management (APM), project managers can achieve all these goals without compromising value, quality, or business discipline. In Agile Project Management, Second Edition, renowned agile pioneer Jim Highsmith thoroughly updates his classic guide to APM, extending and refining it to support even the largest projects and organizations. Writing for project leaders, managers, and executives at all levels, Highsmith integrates the best project management, product management, and software development practices into an overall framework designed to support unprecedented speed and mobility. The many topics added in this new edition include incorporating agile values, scaling agile projects, release planning, portfolio governance, and enhancing organizational agility. Project and business leaders will especially appreciate Highsmith’s new coverage of promoting agility through performance measurements based on value, quality, and constraints. This edition’s coverage includes: Understanding the agile revolution’s impact on product development Recognizing when agile methods will work in project management, and when they won’t Setting realistic business objectives for Agile Project Management Promoting agile values and principles across the organization Utilizing a proven Agile Enterprise Framework that encompasses governance, project and iteration management, and technical practices Optimizing all five stages of the agile project: Envision, Speculate, Explore, Adapt, and Close Organizational and product-related processes for scaling agile to the largest projects and teams Agile project governance solutions for executives and management The “Agile Triangle”: measuring performance in ways that encourage agility instead of discouraging it The changing role of the agile project leader

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Genre: Computers
Author: Jim Highsmith
Publisher: Pearson Education
Release: 2009-07-10
File: 432 Pages
ISBN-13: 0321659171

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Understanding Project Management takes a refreshingly real-world approach to the effective planning and execution of a project, breaking it down into a series of practical processes that readers can apply to any industry. In clear, accessible language, Dave C. Barrett discusses the most critical concepts for each phase of a project and brings the process to life by applying it to an ongoing case study of a fictional company that is launching a new product. Readers will follow this moderately complex project from inception to completion and have the opportunity to explore the project manager’s thoughts and actions throughout the execution of the plan. The case study is accompanied by numerous sample project documents that further illustrate best practices in a real-life context. This practical guide reinforces the importance of managing the scope, quality, schedule, and budget of a project and covers the less tangible factors that can lead to a project’s success. Offering concrete strategies, tools, and prepared templates for practical application, the book is an ideal resource for aspiring project managers in a classroom setting and junior to intermediate project management professionals.

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Genre: Business & Economics
Author: Dave C. Barrett
Publisher: Canadian Scholars' Press
Release: 2018-08-01
File: 262 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781773380889

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Following the advice in this guide will not only help your get your project off on the right foot, but will also keep you and your team marching along to its successful conclusion. You'll learn how to put together the best team for the job, how to define your goals and motivate your teammates, how to monitor the teams progress and keep the project on track, and how to stay within budget and time constraints. The book also explains how to use charts and diagrams to detail and define various aspects of the project.

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Genre: Business & Economics
Author: Jeffrey P. Davidson
Publisher: Breathing Space Institute
Release: 2000
File: 182 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780028639666

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Most of the chapters from the previous edition remain but another nine chapters have been added to this fourth edition, as well as new illustrations. The focus is still on a painstaking and logical approach to the structural aspects of managing projects.

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Genre: Business & Economics
Author: F. L. Harrison
Publisher: Gower Publishing, Ltd.
Release: 2004
File: 315 Pages
ISBN-13: 0566078228

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The landmark project management reference, now in a new edition Now in a Tenth Edition, this industry-leading project management "bible" aligns its streamlined approach to the latest release of the Project Management Institute's Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMI®'s PMBOK® Guide), the new mandatory source of training for the Project Management Professional (PMP®) Certificat-ion Exam. This outstanding edition gives students and professionals a profound understanding of project management with insights from one of the best-known and respected authorities on the subject. From the intricate framework of organizational behavior and structure that can determine project success to the planning, scheduling, and controlling processes vital to effective project management, the new edition thoroughly covers every key component of the subject. This Tenth Edition features: New sections on scope changes, exiting a project, collective belief, and managing virtual teams More than twenty-five case studies, including a new case on the Iridium Project covering all aspects of project management 400 discussion questions More than 125 multiple-choice questions (PMI, PMBOK, PMP, and Project Management Professional are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.)

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Genre: Technology & Engineering
Author: Harold Kerzner
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release: 2009-04-03
File: 1120 Pages
ISBN-13: 0470503831

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Provides a rare look at the situational framework used in building a project management toolbox. * Includes real-world examples of toolboxes used in a variety of project situations. * Bridges the gap between theoretical and applied project management.

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Genre: Technology & Engineering
Author: Dragan Z. Milosevic
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release: 2003-06-16
File: 600 Pages
ISBN-13: 0471208221

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"This synthesis report will be of interest to DOT chief administrative and information officers, information technology staff, and project managers and their supervisors. It describes the current state of the practice for DOT project management information systems, as well as current best practices across other industries. Several case studies and an appendix chapter on change : definition and implementation, role of personnel, processes, and cost are also provided. This TRB report describes the processes used to develop and implement automated project management information systems, the sources of software in use, and the extent of any modifications necessary for commercial projects to fit DOT business needs. It also describes the operating environments for systems in use and the capabilities and limitations of the systems used to track multiple projects and information sources. In addition, information on system capabilities and deficiencies in project communications, report and problem solving, the necessary resources required to implement and maintain each automated system, the length of time each system has been in place, and future plans for long-term enhancement, modifications, or enhancements is included."--Avant-propos.

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Genre: Express highways
Author: Donald E. Forbes
Publisher: Transportation Research Board
Release: 2000
File: 37 Pages
ISBN-13: 0309068622

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The Book Is Primarily Intended To Serve As A Textbook For Undergraduate As Well As Postgraduate Students Of Management Studies. The Book Covers The Syllabus Prescribed By Most Universities/Institutes In India On The Subject Project Management . The Book Will Also Be Of Use To Commerce Students And For Students Of Professional Courses Like Aicwa, Aca And Cfa.All Aspects Of Projects, Viz., Project Identification, Project Appraisal, Project Planning And Scheduling, Project Implementation, Project Evaluation And Post Audit Of Projects Have Been Covered. The Book Also Touches Upon Finer And Practical Aspects Of Project Analysis And Implementation Which Will Be Of Great Use To Entrepreneurs.The Subject Matter Has Been Presented In A Simple And Lucid Form. Project Scheduling Techniques Have Been Explained In Detail With The Aid Of Graded Examples To Bring Home The Concepts Clearly. Though The Book Is Mainly Addressed To Students, It Will Be Equally Useful To Project Appraisers, Project Managers And Entrepreneurs As Well.

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Genre: Project management
Author: K. Nagarajan
Publisher: New Age International
Release: 2004
File: 518 Pages
ISBN-13: 8122415571

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