6 Secrets to Managing IT Projects
ICAPMG603A - Manage IT project planning (Release 1)
Managing to a budget begins with planning a solid budget. This course teaches the basic skills, tools and techniques for IT project budgeting. Learn the essential skills for planning and managing IT project budgets.
How CFOs Should Manage IT Project Risk
Traditional project management, as it's used in construction or manufacturing, deals with solid, tangible elements. Managing an IT project is like juggling chunks of Jell-O: It's neither easy nor pretty.
Managing multiple IT projects within the enterprise can be a daunting task. It’s stressful and takes someone special to even begin managing a project portfolio. In fact, many project managers say that they would gladly scale back to only one or two projects vs. managing multiple projects. The reason is simple. Managing multiple projects is not suited for all. Experience counts! When looking at the single-project concept, the roles and responsibilities prove themselves substantially simpler than for larger projects. However, the larger the project, the more coordination and tracking are needed to ensure that project deliverables are met. You’ll undoubtedly have on average three to five team members on each project. If you have five projects going at once, you will have to manage 15–25 team members. This doesn’t even include the interaction between you and the client. The challenges here include: