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Assessing IT projects to ensure successful outcomes / Kerry R. Wills.

By: Wills, Kerry R [author.].
Material type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Publisher: Ely, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom : IT Governance Publishing, IT Governance Publishing, 2015Description: 1 online resource : illustrations.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781849287371; 1849287376; 1849287368; 9781849287364.Subject(s): Information technology -- Management | Information technology projects | Project managementGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Assessing IT projects to ensure successful outcomes.DDC classification: 658.4/038 LOC classification: HD30.2 | .W55 2015Online resources: Click here to view this ebook. Summary: Interspersed with case studies, this book provides guidance on structuring and conducting an IT project assessment, from planning to presentation. Topics include: types of assessments and project approaches; determining a suitable assessment approach, developing a plan, preparing inventories, and planning for logistics; information collection and assessment, including identifying and addressing challenges and gaps; project scoping, change management, schedule management, and cost management; key roles and focus areas, including team responsibilities and necessary documents, for each project stage; communication strategies; RAID (risks, actions, issues, decisions) management to address risks and issues that arise, actions that must be performed, and decisions that need to be made throughout the project's lifecycle; compliance with standard frameworks; how to package and present an assessment's findings and recommendations in a suitable manner. -- Edited summary from book.
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Online resource; title from title screen (Books24x7.com, viewed October 3, 2015).

Interspersed with case studies, this book provides guidance on structuring and conducting an IT project assessment, from planning to presentation. Topics include: types of assessments and project approaches; determining a suitable assessment approach, developing a plan, preparing inventories, and planning for logistics; information collection and assessment, including identifying and addressing challenges and gaps; project scoping, change management, schedule management, and cost management; key roles and focus areas, including team responsibilities and necessary documents, for each project stage; communication strategies; RAID (risks, actions, issues, decisions) management to address risks and issues that arise, actions that must be performed, and decisions that need to be made throughout the project's lifecycle; compliance with standard frameworks; how to package and present an assessment's findings and recommendations in a suitable manner. -- Edited summary from book.

Includes bibliographical references.

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