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Optimizing and Assessing Information Technology: Improving Business Project Execution by K. Scott Proctor

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Chapter 9

The Project Management Pillar of a Mature Organization

Chapter 9 is focused on the Project Management Pillar of the Information Technology (IT) Pillars Model (IPM) for the IT assessment and optimization work related to Case Study 1—the case study on Uppland Industries.

As noted in Chapter 7, Part Two walks through the full IT assessment and optimization steps outlined over Chapters 1 to 6 for a large and mature company with a host of legacy IT systems. As a reminder from earlier chapters, Figure 9.1 highlights the steps involved in optimizing and assessing IT.

Figure 9.1 Steps for Optimizing and Assessing IT

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The case study in Part Two of the book covers all of the steps shown in Figure 9.1. The Project Management Pillar in the context of the IPM is shown in Figure 9.2.

Figure 9.2 Project Management Pillar in Context of IPM

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The Project Management Pillar's place in the context of the path from strategy to delivery is shown in Figure 9.3.

Figure 9.3 Project Management Pillar in Context of Path from Strategy to Delivery

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I both assess and cover optimization thoughts for each of the components of the Project Management Pillar—namely, those of People, Process, and Technology—over ...

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