This unique how-to implementation guide unifies project management, portfolio management, and requirements engineering into one proven, comprehensive best practice framework to help organizations deliver exceptional project results on a consistent basis. Delivering Exceptional Project Results transcends differences in the various “types” of project management, such as traditional or agile, and focuses on economic principles, methodologies, skills, tools, and techniques that can be applied successfully at companies in any industry.
- Defines the three pillars of project portfolio management and examines the portfolio management methods used by industry leaders, followers and laggards to justify their validity
- Explains best practices for assessing project value, categorizing and prioritizing projects, balancing portfolio mix, determining and managing project pipeline throughput capacity, and strategic alignment to maximize results and minimize risks
- Covers project scoping, negotiation and planning, estimation, monitoring and control, the role of creativity, and the value of lessons learned documents using numerous real-world examples within a business context and from an entertaining historical perspective
- WAV offers six downloadable templates for documenting project charters, plans, meeting minutes, change requests, status reports, and summary/lessons learned reports — available from the Web Added Value™ Download Resource Center at www.jrosspub.com