A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide) Fifth Edition reflects the collaboration and knowledge of working project managers and provides the fundamentals of project management as they apply to a wide range of projects. This internationally recognized standard gives project managers the essential tools to practice project management and deliver organizational results. A 10th Knowledge Area has been added; Project Stakeholder Management expands upon the importance of appropriately engaging project stakeholders in key decisions and activities. Project data information and information flow have been redefined to bring greater consistency and be more aligned with the Data, Information, Knowledge and Wisdom (DIKW) model used in the field of Knowledge Management. Four new planning processes have been added: Plan Scope Management, Plan Schedule Management, Plan Cost Management and Plan Stakeholder Management: These were created to reinforce the concept that eac
A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide) F nfte Ausgabe reflektiert die Zusammenarbeit und das Wissen aktiver Projektmanager. Es enth lt eine Darstellung der Grunds tze des Projektmanagements und ihrer Anwendung auf ein gro es Spektrum von Projekten. Dieser international anerkannte Standard gibt Projektmanagern unverzichtbare Werkzeuge in die Hand, mit deren Hilfe sie Projekte managen und organisatorische Ergebnisse erzielen k nnen. Ein 10. Wissensgebiet wurde hinzugef gt; Management der Projektstakeholder erweitert die Bedeutung der angemessenen Einbindung von Projektstakeholdern in Hauptentscheidungen und Aktivit ten. Projektdaten und Informationsfluss wurden neu definiert f r mehr Konsistenz und f r eine st rker Ausrichtung am DIKW-Modell (Daten, Informationen, Wissen und Weisheit), das im Wissensmanagement zum Einsatz kommt. Vier neue Planprozesse wurden hinzugef gt: "Inhalts- und Umfangsmanagement planen," "Terminmanagement planen," "Kostenma
The development of the Agile Movement, whatever the area ofapplication or discipline, comes from the famous “faster,cheaper, better" maxim. As such, the agile manufacturing paradigmrests on four principles: response to change and uncertainty,supplying highly customized products, synthesis of diversetechnologies, and intra-enterprise and inter-enterpriseintegration. For the reader interested in agile project management applications,response to changes, and transformations and its impact on managingprojects, this book is a must-read. Various insights are covered,including: how to master complexity and changes in projects, economy, andsociety; how interaction between the project management team and projectowners can influence risk management; how to move beyond the traditional mechanistic projectmanagement approach; how to include agile principles into an improved LogicalFramework Analysis structure; what the impact is of agile principles on projectmanagement organizations what kind of innovative project management practice supportsagile principles; and much more.
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.
Multinational, Multiregional, and Multicultural Contexts (3MC)
Author: Timothy P. Johnson
Category: Social Science
Covers the latest methodologies and research on international comparative surveys with contributions from noted experts in the field Advances in Comparative Survey Methodology examines the most recent advances in methodology and operations as well as the technical developments in international survey research. With contributions from a panel of international experts, the text includes information on the use of Big Data in concert with survey data, collecting biomarkers, the human subject regulatory environment, innovations in data collection methodology and sampling techniques, use of paradata across the survey lifecycle, metadata standards for dissemination, and new analytical techniques. This important resource: Contains contributions from key experts in their respective fields of study from around the globe Highlights innovative approaches in resource poor settings, and innovative approaches to combining survey and other data Includes material that is organized within the total survey error framework Presents extensive and up-to-date references throughout the book Written for students and academic survey researchers and market researchers engaged in comparative projects, this text represents a unique collaboration that features the latest methodologies and research on global comparative surveys.
This pocket guide explains the content and the practical use of ISO 21500 - Guidance on project management, the latest international standard for project management, and the first of a family of ISO standards for project, portfolio and program management. ISO 21500 is meant for senior managers and project sponsors to better understand project management and to properly support projects, for project managers and their team members to have a reference for comparing their projects to others and it can be used as a basis for the development of national standards.This pocket guide provides a quick introduction as well as a structured overview of this guidance and deals with the key issues within project management: Roles and responsibilities Balancing the project constraints Competencies of project personnelAll ISO 21500 subject groups (themes) are explained: Integration, Stakeholder, Scope, Resource, Time, Cost, Risk, Quality, Procurement and Communication.A separate chapter explains the comparison between, ISO 21500 and PMBOK® Guide PRINCE2, Agile, Lean, Six Sigma and other methods, practices and models.Finally, it provides a high level description of how ISO 21500 can be applied in practice using a generic project life cycle.Proper application of this new globally accepted project management guideline will support organizations and individuals in growing their project management maturity consistently to a professional level.
This unique Handbook examines the impacts on, and responses to, economic geography explicitly from the perspective of the behaviour, mechanics, systems and experiences of different firms in various types of industries. The industry studies approach all
A Framework for Strategizing and Defining Project Objectives and Deliverables
Author: Dietmar Sokowski
Publisher: FT Press
Category: Business & Economics
Mastering Project Management Integration and Scope gives managers powerful insights and tools for addressing the most crucial success factor in any project: completely and accurately defining project objectives and deliverables, and transforming your definitions into effective requirements and an integrated project plan. This book is part of a new series of six cutting-edge project management guides for both working practitioners and students. Like all books in this series, it offers deep practical insight into the successful design, management, and control of complex modern projects. Using real case studies and proven applications, expert authors show how multiple functions and disciplines can and must be integrated to achieve a successful outcome. Individually, these books focus on realistic, actionable solutions, not theory. Together, they provide comprehensive guidance for working project managers at all levels, as well as indispensable knowledge for anyone pursuing PMI/PMBOK certification or other accreditation in the field.
This handbook pulls together the fundamentals of project management and presents them along side the other business systems and procedures effected by project management. The book is the most comprehensive reference resource for all business managers. It allows readers to understand how project management fits into their organization, and helps them apply this knowledge on the job.