Synopses & Reviews
Manage any IT project—on a single sheet of paper!
In The One-Page Project Manager, Clark Campbell showed managers how to reduce any project—no matter how big or complicated—to a simple, one-page document perfect for expressing essential details, communicating those details to upper management, and tracking progress. Now, this uncommonly practical guide offers the same concise thinking and practical guidance to IT project managers. Fully adaptable to virtually any project in your organization, The One-Page Project Manager for IT Projects is the ultimate tool for overworked IT managers who understand the value of simplicity.
Praise for Clark Campbell's The One-Page Project Manager
"Clark Campbell has done it again. . . . created another OPPM (One-Page Project Manager) winner! What would it be worth to you to ensure all of your IT projects delivered the expected value? Clark describes a high-level methodology and tool to help you achieve this goal."
—from the Foreword by Dave Berg, former chief information officer, IBM, Unisys, and Sun Microsystems
"Provides a proven process for project management that significantly improves the chances that the project will be completed on time, on budget, and on target."
—Steven C. Wheelwright, PhD, Baker Foundation Professor, Senior Associate Dean, and Director of Publications Activities, Harvard Business School
"If you've ever needed to manage several projects at once, you know the dilemma: there has to be a better way to track the projects quickly, concisely, and reliably,but finding and learning that better way always seems too tedious, costly, or complicated. This book solves that problem."
—Frank Luby, author and Partner, Simon-Kucher & Partners
Author Clark Campbell applies his winning formula for project management to today's complex IT projects
Clark Campbell's first book, The One-Page Project Manager, showed project managers the fastest and easiest way to manage even the most complex projects on a single sheet of paper. Now, in The One-Page Project Manager for IT Projects, Campbell presents the same focused system for information technology project managers. With organizations relying more heavily on IT for their daily business needs, this is a valuable and time-saving resource for all IT managers. The book covers vital new topics of particular concern to IT managers, including working with outside consultants, special information for CIOs, ERP project management, ISO 9000 certification, and much more.
Clark A. Campbell (Salt Lake City, UT) is Senior Vice President at OC Tanner, where he has served in a number of other executive positions.
Clark A. Campbell, author of a best-selling book on project management, has written a project management guide specifically for IT professionals who want to save time and work more efficiently. The One Page Project Manager for IT Projects:Communicate and Manage Any Project With A Single Sheet of Paper presents you with a winning formula for managing your complex IT projects using minimal resources. Coverage of vital topics like working with outside consultants, ERP project management, and ISO 9000 will be of special interest to IT managers and CIOs.
Campbell’s first book, The One Page Project Manager, covers in detail the thinking behind this valuable tool for project managers and explains how to construct this one page project communication document. In this book, he will discuss how to apply the One-Page Project Manager specifically to information technology (IT) projects. As businesses rely more and more on technology to run almost every aspect of their operations, IT plays a role in everything from finance and legal, to manufacturing and marketing, and management and procurement, and beyond. The influence of IT projects can therefore be enormous. Topics include: Working with outside IT consultants, a section for CIO’s, managing an ERP project, ISO 9000 certification, and more.
About the Author
Clark A. Campbell is Senior Vice President at O.C. Tanner, and is the award-winning author of the highly acclaimed book, The One-Page Project Manager.
Table of Contents
CHAPTER 1: HOW TO CONSTRUCT A ONE-PAGE PROJECT MANAGER 1
CHAPTER 2: READ THIS IF YOU ARE THE CIO 27
CHAPTER 3: YOUR PROJECT TEAM: WHO TO PICK, HOW TO MIX-AND-MATCH 37
CHAPTER 4: THE ONE-PAGE PROJECT MANAGER FOR THE PROJECT OFFICE 49
CHAPTER 5: RECOGNITION@WORK: LAUNCHING A NEW INTERNET BUSINESS 67
CHAPTER 6: MANAGING AN ENTERPRISE RESOURCE PLANNING PROJECT 81
CHAPTER 7: MANAGING CONSULTANTS 99
CHAPTER 8: ISO 9000: GETTING CERTIFIED 109
CHAPTER 9: CUSTOMIZING THE ONE-PAGE PROJECT MANAGER 119
ABOUT THE AUTHOR 137