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Practical Project Initiation: A Handbook with Tools by Karl E Wiegers

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Part I. Project Management Fundamentals

Once an organization has decided to pursue a specific project, identifying a project manager is likely the next course of action. The project manager is heavily involved in the project initiation activities, in addition to steering the project during the rest of its duration. Part I provides some general background on the art and science of project management. Many of the topics addressed in these three chapters apply both to project initiation and to subsequent project activities.

Chapter 1, offers many bits of advice for the new software manager. Topics addressed include setting your priorities as a manager, enhancing your own skills, determining what "quality" means ...

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