Chapter 14

The Project Management Pillar of a Growing Organization

Chapter 14 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 2. As noted in Chapter 10, Chapters 12 to 16 of Part Three of the book walk through the full IT assessment and optimization steps outlined over Chapters 1 to 6 for a midsize and growing company with a mix of both older and more recent systems.

As a reminder from earlier chapters, Figure 14.1 highlights the steps involved in optimizing and assessing IT.

Figure 14.1 Steps for Optimizing and Assessing IT


The case study in Part Three of the book covers all of the steps shown in Figure 14.1. The Project Management Pillar in the context of the IPM is shown in Figure 14.2.

Figure 14.2 Project Management Pillar in Context of IPM


The Project Management Pillar's place in the context of the path from strategy to delivery is shown in Figure 14.3.

Figure 14.3 Project Management Pillar in Context of Path from Strategy to Delivery


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