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Information Systems Project Management by David Olson

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Preface

This book addresses project management in the context of information systems. It deals with general project management principles, with focus on the special characteristics of information systems. It is based on an earlier text,1 but shortened to focus on essential project management elements.

An introductory chapter discusses project features in general. The systems perspective provides a useful framework for project analysis. The systems view is a concept useful for better understanding project purposes. Systems theory is important in project management because of the unintended consequences often encountered in projects due to complex interrelationships of system components. By viewing projects as systems, some of these unintended ...

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