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Tools for complex projects

Kaye Remington

Tools for complex projects

by Kaye Remington

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Published by Ashgate in Aldershot, Hants, England, Burlington, VT .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Project management

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby Kaye Remington and Julien Pollack.
    ContributionsPollack, Julien.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD69.P75 R45 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17440379M
    ISBN 109780566087417
    LC Control Number2007010162

    This book is a must read for project managers who want to manage a complex project. In fact, based on my experience, most of the large projects fall under the area of “complex” project and hence their project managers should also read this book.” (Aditya Lal, SAP, , ). Critical Path Analysis and PERT are powerful tools that help you to schedule and manage complex projects. They were developed in the s to control large defense and technology projects, and have been used routinely since then. As with Gantt Charts, Critical Path Analysis (CPA) or the Critical Path Method (CPM) helps you to plan all tasks that must be completed as part of a project.

    In an earlier article in the Complex Project Management (CPM) series, we introduced the topic and discussed CPM also presented the new, validated project complexity model consists of nine complexity dimensions that may (and often do) exist on . The use of visual thinking tools enhances understanding of complex projects and supports management of high volumes of disparate data points. Visual thinking tools also facilitate conceptual and idea-development processes, as well as fostering a common language for conversations and discussions among the members of the project team.

      Tools for Complex Projects draws on research in the areas of project management, complexity theory and systems thinking to provide a ready reference for understanding and managing the increasing complexity of projects and programmes. The main part of the book provides a series of fourteen project : Taylor And Francis.   This is the first in a series of articles based on the award-winning book Managing Complex Projects, A New Model, by Kathleen Hass, that was awarded the Project Management Institute (PMI) David I. Cleland Project Management Literature Award. Look for the second article in the November 25 Project Times.


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