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Best Practices and Advances in Program Management Series

Series Editor: Ginger Levin

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  1. Transforming Business with Program Management

    Integrating Strategy, People, Process, Technology, Structure, and Measurement

    By Satish P. Subramanian

    Series: Best Practices and Advances in Program Management Series

    Organizations need to constantly innovate and improve products and services to maintain a strong competitive position in the market place. The vehicle used by organizations for such constant reinvention is a business transformation program. This book illustrates a tested program management roadmap...

    Published March 17th 2015 by Auerbach Publications

  2. Agile for Project Managers

    By Denise Canty

    Series: Best Practices and Advances in Program Management Series

    Agile project management is a proven approach for designing and delivering software with improved value to customers. Agility is all about self-directed teams, feedback, light documentation, and working software with shorter development cycles.The role of the project manager with agile differs...

    Published February 23rd 2015 by Auerbach Publications

  3. Stakeholder Engagement

    The Game Changer for Program Management

    By Amy Baugh

    Series: Best Practices and Advances in Program Management Series

    Strong stakeholder engagement is perhaps the most critical factor for achieving successful program execution in our fast-paced world. Many program managers get stuck in the "science" of program management, spending vast amounts of effort on tasks, charts, and metrics. Program managers who emphasize...

    Published February 12th 2015 by Auerbach Publications

  4. Making Projects Work

    Effective Stakeholder and Communication Management

    By Lynda Bourne

    Series: Best Practices and Advances in Program Management Series

    Projects are performed by people for people, with the key determinants of success being the relationships between project teams and project stakeholders. This web of relationships will either enable or obstruct the flow of information between people and, as a consequence, will largely determine...

    Published February 11th 2015 by Auerbach Publications

  5. Project Scope Management

    A Practical Guide to Requirements for Engineering, Product, Construction, IT and Enterprise Projects

    By Jamal Moustafaev

    Series: Best Practices and Advances in Program Management Series

    Incomplete or missed requirements, omissions, ambiguous product features, lack of user involvement, unrealistic customer expectations, and the proverbial scope creep can result in cost overruns, missed deadlines, poor product quality, and can very well ruin a project. Project Scope Management: A...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Auerbach Publications

  6. Project Planning and Project Success

    The 25% Solution

    By Pedro Serrador

    Series: Best Practices and Advances in Program Management Series

    Project planning is generally accepted as an important contributor to project success. However, is there research that affirms the positive impact of project planning and gives guidance on how much effort should be spent on planning? To answer these questions, this book looks at current literature...

    Published November 23rd 2014 by Auerbach Publications

  7. Project Health Assessment

    By Paul S. Royer, PMP

    Series: Best Practices and Advances in Program Management Series

    Project managers, sponsors, team members, and involved stakeholders know when things aren’t going well. A frequent first indication is a missing or errant process. Project Health Assessment presents an innovative approach for assessing project processes through a set of ten critical success factors...

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Auerbach Publications

  8. Portfolio Management

    A Strategic Approach

    Edited by Ginger Levin, PMP, PgMP, John Wyzalek, PfMP

    Series: Best Practices and Advances in Program Management Series

    Recognizing the importance of selecting and pursuing programs, projects, and operational work that add sustainable business value that benefits end users, the Project Management Institute (PMI®) issued its first Standard on Portfolio Management in 2006. In 2014, it launched the Portfolio Management...

    Published October 14th 2014 by Auerbach Publications

  9. Program Governance

    By Muhammad Ehsan Khan

    Series: Best Practices and Advances in Program Management Series

    Although program management has received much attention in recent books, program governance remains a relatively new subject. While selected books and standards touch on this important topic, few are devoted to program governance as a subject. This book fills that need.Program Governance provides a...

    Published September 4th 2014 by Auerbach Publications

  10. Project Management for Research and Development

    Guiding Innovation for Positive R&D Outcomes

    By Lory Mitchell Wingate

    Series: Best Practices and Advances in Program Management Series

    Today’s leading organizations recognize the importance of research and development (R&D) to maintain and grow market share. If companies want to survive into the future, they must accelerate their R&D-to-market cycles or find themselves behind the competition.Project Management for Research...

    Published August 4th 2014 by Auerbach Publications