Global Complex Project Management: An Integrated Adaptive Agile and Prince2 Lean Framework for Achieving Success

Global Complex Project Management: An Integrated Adaptive Agile and Prince2 Lean Framework for Achieving Success

By: Colin Bentley (author), Robert K. Wysocki (author)Hardback

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This completely unique reference is from two recognized thought leaders and developers of proven approaches within the diverse world and practices of project management. It provides a new and innovative framework for more effectively managing complex and mission critical projects to deliver maximum business value to organizations in both the public and private sectors around the globe. The authors draw on the strengths of different schools of thought, including their own, and best practices to develop an integrated framework that is lean, agile, flexible, and adaptable to virtually any complex project. Key Features: --Presents a project framework that illustrates the what, why, and how of what must be done to deliver better and higher quality solutions and increased business value over an alternate approach --Designs the best-fit approach to managing complexity and uncertainty, aligned with the seven lean principles of continuous innovation, that embraces all project management methodologies and is driven totally by the characteristics of the project, its internal organizational environment and culture, and changing external market dynamicsThe authors, Robert K. Wysocki and Colin Bentley, are legends in the field. Wysocki is a project management guru and a pioneer in business analysis, information systems management, and business process management with over 45 years of combined experienced within these fields. He has authored 25 books on project management and information systems management, including the best-seller Effective Project Management: Traditional, Adaptive, Extreme, now in its 7th edition. Colin Bentley was the designer of the original PROMPTII/PRINCE Framework developed specifically for managing IT projects and of PRINCE2, a more generic product management framework originally adopted for all UK government projects. Mr. Bentley authored all editions of the of PRINCE2 Manual and Foundation and Practitioner exams for certification

About Author

Robert K. Wysocki is a project management guru and a pioneer in business analysis, information systems management, and business process management with over 45 years of combined experienced within these fields. He has authored 25 books on project management and information systems management, including his major best-seller Effective Project Management: Traditional, Adaptive, Extreme, now in its 7th edition. His most recent book, Effective Complex Project Management: An Adaptive Agile Framework for Delivering Business Value, was published in 2014. Colin Bentley is a project management thought leader and the designer of the original PROMPTII/PRINCE Framework developed specifically for managing information technology projects and of PRINCE2, a more generic product management framework originally adopted for all UK government projects. Mr. Bentley authored all editions of the of PRINCE2 Manual, all Foundation and Practitioner exams for certification, and served as Chief Examiner until 2009. He still answers the "Ask an expert" questions on PRINCE2 for the APMG, an international professional certification organization.

Contents

PART 1: OverviewChapter 1: IntroductionChapter 2: Overview of the Effective Complex Project Management FrameworkChapter 3: PRINCE2 LEAN: Are You a Cook or a Chef?Chapter 4: PRINCE2 LEAN: Project PlanningPART 2: PRINCE2 LEAN and the IDEATION PhaseChapter 5: Preparing the Business CaseChapter 6: Creating the Project Product DescriptionChapter 7: Preparing for the Initiation StagePART 3: PRINCE2 and the SET-UP PhaseChapter 8: Selecting the Project Core TeamChapter 9: Designing the Project ApproachChapter 10: Preparing the Project Initiation DocumentationPART 4: PRINCE2 and the EXECUTION PhaseChapter 11: Preparing for the Next StageChapter 12: Executing the Stage PlanChapter 13: Closing the StageChapter 14: Closing the ProjectPART 5: Putting It All TogetherChapter 15: Organizational InfrastructureChapter 16: Benefits of the PRINCE2 LEAN FrameworkEPILOGUEAPPENDIX A: GLOSSARYAPPENDIX B: REFERENCE BIBLIOGRAPHY"

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781604271263
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 368
  • ID: 9781604271263
  • weight: 544
  • ISBN10: 1604271264

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