Gain Valuable Insight into the Governmentas Project Management Best Practices! Although project management is not new to the federal government, the discipline has taken on renewed importance in the face of the ever-increasing size, complexity, and number of mission-critical projects being undertaken by every branch and agency. This book addresses the key facets of project management, from organization and structure to people and process. A variety of government entities share their best practices in areas including leadership, technology, teams, communication, methodology, and performance management. Based on research and interviews with a wide range of project managers, Achieving Project Management Success in the Federal Government presents a realistic cross section of the project management discipline in the largest single enterprise in the worldathe U.S. federal government. Contents The Evolution of Federal Project Management ac Part I: Organization and Structure ac Fitting Project Management into the Organization ac Regulations and Legislation ac Building Strong Teams ac Leveraging Technology for Project Success ac Part II: People ac The Crucial Role of Communication ac Leadership and the Project Manager ac Engaging Stakeholders ac Project Management Competencies and Skills ac Project Manager Professional Development ac Part III: Process ac Governance and Project Portfolio Development ac Adopting and Applying Methodologies ac Aligning Federal and Project Planning Cycles ac Implementing Knowledge Management Practices ac Understanding Project Performance Management ac The Promise of Project Management in the Federal Government ac Recommended Resources About the Author Jonathan Weinstein, PMP, and Timothy Jaques, PMP, are founding partners of Line of Sight, a project management, process design, and organizational change management services organization. They work with both the government and private sectors and have written extensively on project management and organizational change.Earned Value Management At the heart of performance management in the federal government is earned value. ... 4 The DOD 2006 Earned Value Earned Value Management Implementation Guide provides more details on what EVM cananbsp;...
|Title||:||Achieving Project Management Success in the Federal Government|
|Author||:||Jonathan Weinstein, Timothy Jaques|
|Publisher||:||Do Sustainability - 2010-02-01|