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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 2nd 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 23rd 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 23rd 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 14th 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 4th 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 4th 2014 by Auerbach Publications
Winning Over Team Members and Stakeholders
If you want to be a successful project manager, you need to become a person of influence. Without influence, there can be no success as a project manager. And, although all key success criteria point to the importance of developing soft skills as a project manager, few books exist about how to...
Published July 24th 2014 by Auerbach Publications
Recognizing the importance of portfolio management, the Project Management Institute (PMI®) has launched a new certification entitled the Portfolio Management Professional (PfMP®). PfMP® Exam Practice Tests and Study Guide is the most comprehensive resource available to help you prepare for...
Published June 3rd 2014 by Auerbach Publications
Creating Successful Team Dynamics
This is not another how-to guide for program managers or another reiteration of the Project Management Institute’s standards for program management. Instead, Program Management Leadership: Creating Successful Team Dynamics examines various leadership approaches and illustrates the value of...
Published December 10th 2013 by Auerbach Publications
Complexity Theory, Communication, and Leadership
Complexity theory is a great, untapped resource in the field of management. Experts agree that it can be a powerful tool for managing complex and virtual programs, but there is little material available to guide program managers on how to use complexity theory to communicate and lead...
Published October 20th 2013 by Auerbach Publications
Agile for Project Managers
To Be Published February 22nd 2015
Stakeholder Engagement: The Game Changer for Program Management
To Be Published February 24th 2015
Making Projects Work: Effective Stakeholder and Communication Management
To Be Published March 3rd 2015
Transforming Business with Program Management: Integrating Strategy, People, Process, Technology, Structure, and Measurement
To Be Published March 11th 2015
The Self-Made Program Leader: Taking Charge in Matrix Organizations
To Be Published June 30th 2015
Program Management in Defense and High Tech Environments
To Be Published July 14th 2015
Project Management in Extreme Situations: Lessons from Polar Expeditions, Miltary and Rescue Operations. and Wilderness Explorations
To Be Published July 31st 2015