Media praise for The Principles of Project Management (SitePoint: Project Management)
"If you are an experienced PM you owe it to yourself to read this quick book and if you are newbie this should be required reading. Great content and ideas + a great design make for an outstanding effort and book!! "
-- , Amazon.com
"Overall, I think it's a great introductory text, particularly for people who are moving from doing to managing, or who are working on larger projects by themselves. The tone is friendly, professional, and constantly encouraging, making for a slim volume of helpfulness."
-- , Amazon.com
"You dont need to sit through months of boring lectures, painstakingly work your way through 1,000 page plus monstrosities, or take an exam to become project manager. Learn only what really matters with The Principles of Project Management...If you are sick and tired of "project managing" by being shackled to specific PM software, get this book. It puts the focus back on what is important."
-- , Mac Companion
"For a topic I was quite unfamilir with when I started, I'd recommend this book as a good overview to the topic. The chapters follow a chronological order through a project - from picking a project - including those to avoid - planning and executing, managing the staff and stakeholders and finally, finishing your project and handing it off...While each field has it's jargon, project managment has a number to learn - and this book does a good job explaining it."
-- , YYZtech.ca News
"As someone who has participated or managed many multifaceted projects, Im impressed with the comprehensive nature of this book. I remember some of the early project management software, which was at times extraordinarily complex, and not always successful. This may be the first example of a book replacing software."
-- , The Marcus Letter
"[The Principles of Project Management] takes a very common sense and pragmatic approach to the process of project management focusing on using the tools appropriate to the job and a deliverable focused approach rather than the more usual task and gantt chart focussed approach. If youre from a technical background you may find the book a bit dry and heavy going but it is well worth persevering with and will give you a sound and logical approach to managing your own projects. Overall I would say if you are a developer who is now managing your own projects then do yourself a favour and get this book. If however you are a developer who is subject to a non-technical project manager then do yourself even more of a favour and buy them a copy!"
-- , Amazon.co.uk
"If you are a newbie project manager, I recommend getting The Principles of Project Management."
-- , Linux Pro Magazine
"The Principles of Project Management is definitely a quick read and serves as an easy reference for addressing project management issues. "
-- , Technical Communication, Volume 56, Number 2, May 2009