Chapter 2. Project Management Good Practices[2]


Project Management Good PracticesThis chapter was originally published as “21 Project Management Success Tips” in Reifer, Donald J. (ed.), Software Management, Sixth Edition, Los Alamitos, Calif.: IEEE Computer Society Press, 2002. It is reprinted here, with modifications, with permission of IEEE.

Consultant and author John Boddie once said that, too often, new software project managers are appointed to the technical ranks with less task-specific training than McDonald’s gives someone moving from French fries to hamburgers. Many novice project managers look back on their first project and wish that they knew at the beginning what they know now. This chapter introduces 21 valuable practices that can help both rookie and veteran project managers ...

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