Skills to drive home results

Charles, Barrie
May 2004
IT Training;May2004, Project management p8
Trade Publication
Best practice in managing IT projects is well documented. This article focuses on how to take this knowledge and transplant the culture and skills into one's own organisation. Regardless of the industry, good project management is the key to success, and this applies to the IT sector just as well as any other. If Great Britain only managed to improve half the currently deficient IT projects so that they rivalled the best, then this year they would save at least £2bn. A project is typically structured into phases, such as: project initiation; planning; execution and wrapup; with control activities carrying on in parallel right through the project lifecycle. INSETS: Case study;Project management certifications;Further information.


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