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Integrating Strategy, People, Process, Technology, Structure, and Measurement
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 18th 2015 by Auerbach Publications
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 24th 2015 by Auerbach Publications
The Game Changer for Program Management
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 13th 2015 by Auerbach Publications
Effective Stakeholder and Communication Management
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 12th 2015 by Auerbach Publications
A Practical Guide to Requirements for Engineering, Product, Construction, IT and Enterprise Projects
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 3rd 2014 by Auerbach Publications
The 25% Solution
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 24th 2014 by Auerbach Publications
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 24th 2014 by Auerbach Publications
A Strategic Approach
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 15th 2014 by Auerbach Publications
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 5th 2014 by Auerbach Publications
Guiding Innovation for Positive R&D Outcomes
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 5th 2014 by Auerbach Publications
The Self-Made Program Leader: Taking Charge in Matrix Organizations
To Be Published August 26th 2015
Program Management in Defense and High Tech Environments
To Be Published October 26th 2015
Project Management in Extreme Situations: Lessons from Polar Expeditions, Military and Rescue Operations. and Wilderness Explorations
To Be Published November 15th 2015